Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 74140
System hangs after installation and subsequent reboot
Last modified: 2008-08-01 12:22:52 EDT
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Description of problem:
After installation of RedHat 7.2 professional the syatem hangs at the following
Uncompressing Linux ..., Ok booting the kernel.
I have :
ASUS A7A 266
512 MB RAM
I have upgraded the bios to the latest.
My configuration is one scsi-harddrive fro windows only and an ide drive for linux.
the ticket number from your support people is 212279.
they have had me try
linux noathlon mem=nopentium apm=off ide=nodma
also another technician had me remove the scsi controller from the system and
reinstall, but the system still hangs.
The issue was given to a senior technical personin the installation support area
but he told me to register this a a bug so please fix it.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Install linux 7.2
2.Reboot after successful installation.
3.Watch the system hang at the folowing line:
Uncompressing Linux..., Ok, booting the kernel
4. Repeat as often as you like.
5. Fix it -- Pretty please
Actual Results: The system hangs
Expected Results: The system not hanging and allowing me to actual use the OS
The installer appears to have worked - perhaps the kernel maintainer can help.
Thanks for the bug report. However, Red Hat no longer maintains this version of
the product. Please upgrade to the latest version and open a new bug if the problem
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and if you believe this bug is interesting to them, please report the problem in
the bug tracker at: http://bugzilla.fedora.us/