Bug 88454 - soft reset fails with APIC errors
soft reset fails with APIC errors
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
athlon Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2003-04-10 00:41 EDT by Dirk Hufnagel
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:52 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-09-30 11:40:46 EDT
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Description Dirk Hufnagel 2003-04-10 00:41:13 EDT
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Description of problem:
Both the 2.4.18-24.7.x and 2.4.18-27.7.x athlon smp kernels
don't allow me to do a soft reboot on a Tyan K7 (760MP)
dual Athlon system. Trying to do a 'shutdown -r' results
in the kernel printing 

APIC error on CPU0: 08(08)

in an endless loop onto the screen at the next system startup.
Doing a hard reset (pushing the rest button) fixes the issue.
Kernel 2.4.18-18.7.x doesn't have this problem. The problem
also doesn't show with kernel 2.4.18-27.7.x on a Tyan K7X
(AMD 760MPX) dual athlon system.

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. boot system
2. do a 'shutdown -r


Actual Results:  computer printed endless error message loop

Expected Results:  system should have restarted

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Comment 1 Bugzilla owner 2004-09-30 11:40:46 EDT
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

The Fedora Legacy project (http://fedoralegacy.org/) maintains some older releases, 
and if you believe this bug is interesting to them, please report the problem in
the bug tracker at: http://bugzilla.fedora.us/

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