Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 71120
System Hangs w/ Adaptec 2100s and i2o_dpt driver
Last modified: 2008-08-01 12:22:52 EDT
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Description of problem:
After installing using solution from
Upon inital system boot, system hangs after "Detecting Adaptec I2O RAID Controllers"
After that, it says it found the card but never goes beyond that. I also tried using the updates and driver disk from
with no success.
Installing 7.3 is not an option.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install redhat 7.3 using either
2. Boot System
3. System hangs
Actual Results: Detecting Adaptec I2O RAID Controllers
Next message it says it found a card
Expected Results: Continue to detecting driver and mount root filesystem
what kind of machine ?
-Dual XEON 1.8 GHz
-1024 MB ECC
-2 36 GB IBM UltraStar drives
Need more info, just let me know.
I passed this issue over to Adaptec, I suspect either bad hardware/firmware
personally, since I've had several reports of successful 7.2 installs with the
2100S cards. It may also be a driver/motherboard interaction issue.
Chris, you might want to try moving it to a different PCI slot.
Thanks for the bug report. However, Red Hat no longer maintains this version of
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