Bug 88560 - installer hangs on kernel panic after memory check
Summary: installer hangs on kernel panic after memory check
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Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel
Version: 9
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Arjan van de Ven
QA Contact: Brian Brock
URL:
Whiteboard:
Depends On:
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2003-04-10 21:45 UTC by Terry Riley
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:52 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2003-06-05 16:35:42 UTC


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Description Terry Riley 2003-04-10 21:45:23 UTC
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Description of problem:
Install hangs after memory check:

Checking if this processor honors the WP bit even in supervisor mode
<1>Unable to handle kernel paging request at virtual address c0000000
printing eip:

*pde=00001063
*pte=00000025

Oops: 0003
CPU: 0
Etp: 0060:[<c01143eb>] Not tainted
EFLAGS: 00010206

EIP is at (2.4.20-6BOOT)

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<o> Kernel panic: Attempting fo kill the idel task!
In idle task -not syncing


At this point I have to power cycle to reboot.
Thanks for any help.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.begin install
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Actual Results:  Install hangs in both graphic and text modes

Expected Results:  Installation proceeds

Additional info:

Computer is a Dell GXMT5166

Comment 1 Alan Cox 2003-06-05 16:35:42 UTC
This is a known problem for the original boxed set CD-ROM. You will find the
paperwork
with it contains instructions on how to get a free update CD (the bug was caught
very late
alas). The net iso images have the bug fixed as do later CD-ROM's



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