Bug 98633 - 2.4.20-18.9 broken with ide-scsi on inspiron 8200 combo drive
Summary: 2.4.20-18.9 broken with ide-scsi on inspiron 8200 combo drive
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel
Version: 9
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Arjan van de Ven
QA Contact: Brian Brock
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2003-07-06 06:37 UTC by Andrew Huntwork
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:55 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-09-30 15:41:15 UTC


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Description Andrew Huntwork 2003-07-06 06:37:29 UTC
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Description of problem:
i have kernel-2.4.20-18.9 for i686 installed, and it hangs just before starting
x with hdb=ide-scsi on the command line.  with hdb=ide-scsi removed, it boots
normally.  2.4.20-9 works fine.  2.4.20-13.9 also had this problem, i think.

My hardware is:  inspiron 8200 1.7ghz geforce4 440 64MB 24x cd-rw / 8x dvd combo
drive.  i've tried both the Nvidia proprietary drivers and the 4.3 nv driver,
and the hang is unaffected by the video driver.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
kernel-2.4.20-18.9

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. boot with ide-scsi=hdb on the command line
2. note the hang before starting x
3. reboot, remove ide-scsi=hdb from command line
4. note that boot completes normally
    

Additional info:

Comment 1 Bugzilla owner 2004-09-30 15:41:15 UTC
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
persists.

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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