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Bug 155500

Summary: Crazy behaviour for a CD boot
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: antonio montagnani <antonio.montagnani>
Component: grubAssignee: Peter Jones <pjones>
Status: CLOSED INSUFFICIENT_DATA QA Contact:
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Hardware: i386   
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Description antonio montagnani 2005-04-20 21:27:41 UTC
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Description of problem:
Booting off a CD with sytem installed on USB disk.(My USB ports are not boot ready)
Kernel 2.6.9-1.667 works fine from Grub installed on the CD
Kernel 2.6.11-1.14_FC3 gives a kernel panic: same instructions from grub.conf but given manually at grub> boots system flawlessy.
Init file is:
>!/bin/nash
>> 
>> mount -t proc /proc /proc
>> setquiet
>> echo Mounted /proc filesystem
>> echo Mounting sysfs
>> mount -t sysfs none /sys
>> echo Creating /dev
>> mount -o mode=0755 -t tmpfs none /dev
>> mknod /dev/console c 5 1
>> mknod /dev/null c 1 3
>> mknod /dev/zero c 1 5
>> mkdir /dev/pts
>> mkdir /dev/shm
>> echo Starting udev
>> /sbin/udevstart
>> echo -n "/sbin/hotplug" > /proc/sys/kernel/hotplug
>> echo "Loading ehci-hcd.ko module"
>> insmod /lib/ehci-hcd.ko 
>> echo "Loading scsi_mod.ko module"
>> insmod /lib/scsi_mod.ko 
>> echo "Loading usb-storage.ko module"
>> insmod /lib/usb-storage.ko 
>> sleep 5
>> echo "Loading sd_mod.ko module"
>> insmod /lib/sd_mod.ko 
>> echo "Loading jbd.ko module"
>> insmod /lib/jbd.ko 
>> echo "Loading ext3.ko module"
>> insmod /lib/ext3.ko 
>> /sbin/udevstart
>> echo Creating root device
>> mkrootdev /dev/root

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>> umount /sys
>> echo Mounting root filesystem
>> mount -o defaults --ro -t ext3 /dev/root /sysroot
>> mount -t tmpfs --bind /dev /sysroot/dev
>> echo Switching to new root
>> switchroot /sysroot
>> umount /initrd/dev

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Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
grub-0.95-3

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Prepare a boot CD 
2.Install FC3 on a USB disk
3.Boot from a CD
  

Actual Results:  Machine freezes with a kernel panic

Expected Results:  Boot

Additional info:

Comment 1 Matthew Miller 2006-07-10 20:49:35 UTC
Fedora Core 3 is now maintained by the Fedora Legacy project for security
updates only. If this problem is a security issue, please reopen and
reassign to the Fedora Legacy product. If it is not a security issue and
hasn't been resolved in the current FC5 updates or in the FC6 test
release, reopen and change the version to match.

Thank you!


Comment 2 petrosyan 2008-02-08 03:21:30 UTC
Fedora Core 3 is not maintained anymore.

Setting status to "INSUFFICIENT_DATA". If you can reproduce this bug in the
current Fedora release, please reopen this bug and assign it to the
corresponding Fedora version.