Bug 84146 - Scanning PCI bus when no PCI present causes Signal 11
Scanning PCI bus when no PCI present causes Signal 11
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: pciutils (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2003-02-12 15:02 EST by Lee Olsen
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:34 EDT (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2003-02-12 15:50:50 EST
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text file briefly describing bug identification and resolution (884 bytes, text/plain)
2003-02-12 15:17 EST, Lee Olsen
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Description Lee Olsen 2003-02-12 15:02:12 EST
Description of problem:Signal 11 in /sbin/loader

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How reproducible:Attempt to install Redhat 7.3 on a system *WITHOUT* a PCI bus

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Make a boot floppy per the installation manual
2.boot non-PCI system from floppy
3.enter "linux dd" at "boot:" prompt
Actual results:Signal 11 from /sbin/loader

Expected results:Menu box requesting a driver disk

Additional info:Entering "linux nousb dd" delays the crash to after loading
additional drivers
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2003-02-12 15:03:55 EST
Can you try this with the phoebe beta?
Comment 2 Lee Olsen 2003-02-12 15:17:40 EST
Created attachment 90038 [details]
text file briefly describing bug identification and resolution

Since 8.0 is out, a patch against 7.3 probably doesn't make much sense.
I hope the function name, pci_scan_bus, the fact that it is a one line
and the problem (methods is NULL) should make resolving this straight forward.
Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 2003-02-12 15:50:50 EST
Fixed in 2.1.10-7, thanks!

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