Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 73840
boot kernel oops'ed after mounting installer's root
Last modified: 2008-08-01 12:22:52 EDT
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Description of problem:
When booting from the Red Hat 7.3 boot.img diskette (or pcmcia.img), the kernel
complained "Unable to handle kernel paging request at virtual address 41e5d1e4"
right after the "VFS: Mounted root (ext2 filesystem)" stage, it then oops'. See
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.insert diskette with boot.img (or pcmcia.img)
2.switch on the laptop, enter linux or text then return
3.the problem occurs
Actual Results: The kernel oops'. See attachment.
Expected Results: Start anconda.
Toshiba Satellite Pro 440CDX - Pentium 133Mhz with MMX, 16Mb memory and 1.4Gb (I
think) hard drive.
(the kernel showed more details, see attachment)
Red Hat 7.0 was installed without any problems.
Couldn't install Red Hat 7.2 as kswapd hung when booting.
memtest86 claimed the memory was OK.
Created attachment 75825 [details]
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