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Bug 97750 - (DMI APM)Kernel oops when powering off during halt
(DMI APM)Kernel oops when powering off during halt
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i586 Linux
medium Severity medium
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2003-06-20 05:00 EDT by Sitsofe Wheeler
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:54 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-09-30 11:41:10 EDT
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dmesg output (6.16 KB, text/plain)
2003-06-20 05:02 EDT, Sitsofe Wheeler
no flags Details
Kernel oops (796 bytes, text/plain)
2003-06-20 05:14 EDT, Sitsofe Wheeler
no flags Details
dmidecode output (5.19 KB, text/plain)
2003-06-23 04:25 EDT, Sitsofe Wheeler
no flags Details

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Description Sitsofe Wheeler 2003-06-20 05:00:34 EDT
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i586; en-US; rv:1.4b) Gecko/20030519
Mozilla Firebird/0.6

Description of problem:
Shuting down with power off causes a kernel oops. Rebooting is fine.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Turn computer on and edit grub to boot to runlevel one
2. Once the prompt comes up type shutdown -h now

Actual Results:  All process are killed and the screen blanks but if you press a
key you can see that a kernel oops was printed and the power was not turned off.
Pressing ctrl-alt-delete reboots the machine.

Expected Results:  No oops and for the power to be turned off.
Comment 1 Sitsofe Wheeler 2003-06-20 05:02:13 EDT
Created attachment 92506 [details]
dmesg output
Comment 2 Sitsofe Wheeler 2003-06-20 05:14:45 EDT
Created attachment 92507 [details]
Kernel oops

This oops does not contain the complete stack trace and was written down off
the screen and rentered by hand so there may be transcription errors...
Comment 3 Arjan van de Ven 2003-06-20 05:17:32 EDT
looks like your bioses oopsed ;(
Comment 4 Sitsofe Wheeler 2003-06-20 05:31:31 EDT
That sounds quite severe... Can this BIOS be put on a blacklist and worked
around or is the only solution to hope that there was an updated BIOS with this
problem fixed?
Comment 5 Alan Cox 2003-06-22 13:30:42 EDT
Can you run dmidecode on the box and attach its output, thats the stuff needed
to blacklist the bios.

Comment 6 Sitsofe Wheeler 2003-06-23 04:25:37 EDT
Created attachment 92545 [details]
dmidecode output
Comment 7 Bugzilla owner 2004-09-30 11:41:10 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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