Bug 80715 - Recursively Crashes on Sony VAIO Laptop when APM is on
Recursively Crashes on Sony VAIO Laptop when APM is on
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brian Brock
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Blocks: 79578
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Reported: 2002-12-30 07:50 EST by Parag Warudkar
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:49 EDT (History)
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Description Parag Warudkar 2002-12-30 07:50:23 EST
Description of problem:
Current rawhide kernel kernel-2.4.20-0.pp.9.athlon keeps crashing
with endless oops messages on the terminal. When booted with kernel
commandline apm=off, it does boot fine.
The oops logs scroll too fast on the terminal, so nothing can be captured. 
Machine is a Laptop - Sony VAIO PCG-FX705 with AMD mobile Athlon Processor 

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Upgrade dependencies.
2. Install new kernel
3. Boot without apm=off.
Actual results:
Recursively OOPS

Expected results:
Should have booted fine.

Additional info:
Boots fine with apm=off kernel commandline.
Comment 1 Arjan van de Ven 2002-12-30 08:03:22 EST
did older kernels work ?
if not, can you attach dmidecode output (dmidecode is in the kernel-utils rpm)
Comment 2 Parag Warudkar 2002-12-30 08:25:20 EST
Old kernels used to work. The 2.4.18-14 kernel shipped with Psyche works fine 
even with apm on.
OOPS is recursive and scrolls very fast. Also there are no traces of the OOPS 
after I reboot with apm=off.
Do you still need dmidecode output?
Let me know if you need some more info.
Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 2003-02-17 19:12:08 EST
Yes, dmidecode output would be good if this behavior continues with recent kernels.
Comment 4 Bill Nottingham 2003-07-28 18:05:07 EDT
Please reopen if this persists with current kernels.

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