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Bug 82562 - Installer kernel hangs on boot
Installer kernel hangs on boot
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brian Brock
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Blocks: 79579
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Reported: 2003-01-23 07:38 EST by Miloš Komarčević
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:50 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-02-20 15:23:41 EST
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Description Miloš Komarčević 2003-01-23 07:38:40 EST
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Description of problem:
The installer kernel hangs after booting from CD or floppy
on Tyan S1686S motherboard with a Pentium II CPU.

It happens after enabling the local APIC and the last 
message displayed is:

ESR: value before enabling vector: 00000004

Passing apic, noapic or noprobe options to the kernel
does not make a difference.

This problem is around since limbo. Is it really neccessary 
to have APIC support enabled by default in the installer kernel?

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot from CD or floppy
2. Press enter at "boot:" prompt

Actual Results:  Kernel hangs
Comment 1 Arjan van de Ven 2003-02-03 09:56:51 EST
newer kernels no longer have the APIC support compiled into the boot kernel...
Comment 2 Miloš Komarčević 2003-02-20 15:23:41 EST
phoebe3 install boots fine now, thanks

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