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Bug 159366 - installer hangs when loading sata_nv module
Summary: installer hangs when loading sata_nv module
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel
Version: 4.0
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
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Assignee: David Milburn
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-06-01 23:29 UTC by brian atkisson
Modified: 2009-07-30 19:00 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2009-07-30 19:00:44 UTC
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Description brian atkisson 2005-06-01 23:29:50 UTC
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Description of problem:
The RHEL installer hangs when loading sata_nv module on an ASUS K8N-DL motherboard (NVidia nForce 4 Professional chipset).  There seems to be a kernel bug with 2.6 and this module (

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.boot RHEL installer
2.load sata_nv module

Actual Results:  installer never moves on from "loading sata_nv" module screen

Additional info:

Comment 2 Stan Stead 2005-06-27 16:54:10 UTC
Occurs with FC4-i386 and FC3-x86-64

Comment 3 Douglas Kilpatrick 2005-07-01 04:07:01 UTC
Occurred for me with FC4-x86-64 

Comment 4 David Milburn 2009-07-30 19:00:44 UTC
I have installed RHEL4 U8 to a NFORCE-CK804 platform and experienced no 
problems with the sata_nv module, please re-open if reproducible on RHEL4 U8.

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