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Bug 230869

Summary: F7T2 libata null pointer kernel crash
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Andy Burns <fedora>
Component: kernelAssignee: Kernel Maintainer List <kernel-maint>
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE QA Contact: Brian Brock <bbrock>
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Hardware: i386   
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Description Andy Burns 2007-03-04 00:50:05 UTC
Description of problem:

Booting from live CD, kernel crashes during libata device probing

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


How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. boot from live CD
Actual results:

null pointer boom, see attached

Expected results:

Additional info:

machine is Dell D800 laptop, has run FC1/2/3/4/5/6 OK

disk devices present
PATA 2.5" hard drive
PATA DVD reader/CD rewriter
1GB lexar CF card in PCMCIA adapter

Comment 1 Andy Burns 2007-03-04 00:50:05 UTC
Created attachment 149196 [details]
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Comment 2 Andy Burns 2007-03-04 01:16:39 UTC
Turns out the offending drive is the CF in the PCMCIA adapter, removing that
allows booting, not yet tried hot-plugging it back in when F7 is running.

Comment 3 Alan Cox 2007-03-07 19:33:50 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 230318 ***