Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 67780
Installer hangs when loading aic7xxx module with AMD760MPX chipset (onbord AIC on the new Tyan Thunder K7X)
Last modified: 2007-03-26 23:54:30 EDT
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Description of problem:
If i try to boot RedHat 7.2 Installation CD (linux noprobe), it hangs after i
try to load the aic7xxx driver (the old and the new).
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
*you must have the Tyan Thunder K7X Mainboard
1. boot with the noprobe option
2. load the aic7xxx
3. switch console (alt+F4)
Actual Results: Here is the Error:
* going to insmod aic7xxx.o (path is NULL)
eax: ffffffff ebx: 03000000 ecx: f7634000 edx: f7634000
esi: c216b4e0 edi: 00000000 ebp: 00000000 esp: c022ff20
Process swapper (pid: 0, stackpage=c022f000
Stack: f7642000 f7634040 c2158000 04000001 f8829000 00000006 f8827085 f2158000
f7634000 c21e5e00 04000001 0000000a c022ff98 c0107fed 0000000a c2158000
c022ff98 c022ff98 0000000a c024aa40 c21e5e00 c010813c 0000000a c022ff98
Call Trace: [<f8829000>] [<f8827085>] [<c0107fed>] [<c010813c>] [<c0105344>]
[<c010a1e8>] [<c0105344>] [<c0105367>] [<c01053ce>] [<c01f2500>]
Code: 66 8b 45 06 40 66 3b 45 04 66 89 45 06 75 34 8b 0c 24 f6 41 <0>
Kernel Panic: Aiee, killing interrupt handler! In interrupt handler - not
Expected Results: load the driver and detect the IBM SCSI disks
I tried also the solution with the 440gx chipset (linux apic), but it does not
I can not install any RedHat version (tried 7.2 and 7.3) on the new Tyan
Thunder K7X Mainboards.
I am not sure if the fault comes from the aic7xxx driver, but even if i load
it, the oops is there.
All other distributions (i tried Debinand SuSE) do not have any problems
during the installation process.
I found a solution! Use a PS/2 or NO mouse!
The problem is not the aic7xxx, it is the USB!!
I disconnected my USB mouse and everything works.
I can also load the aic7xxx without any problems, if the USB mouse is
There were some USB errors (timeouts) during the boot process.