Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 88560
installer hangs on kernel panic after memory check
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:52:56 EDT
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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
Etp: 0060:[<c01143eb>] Not tainted
EIP is at (2.4.20-6BOOT)
<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):
Steps to Reproduce:
Actual Results: Install hangs in both graphic and text modes
Expected Results: Installation proceeds
Computer is a Dell GXMT5166
This is a known problem for the original boxed set CD-ROM. You will find the
with it contains instructions on how to get a free update CD (the bug was caught
alas). The net iso images have the bug fixed as do later CD-ROM's