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Bug 160358 - kernel hung after isapnp on stl2 motherboard
Summary: kernel hung after isapnp on stl2 motherboard
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel
Version: 4
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Dave Jones
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-06-14 17:25 UTC by Rob Hagopian
Modified: 2015-01-04 22:20 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2005-08-05 22:25:23 UTC

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Description Rob Hagopian 2005-06-14 17:25:23 UTC
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Description of problem:
When using the stock FC4 cd on an STL2 motherboard (more machine details below) hangs (really really hard) after the report that isapnp finds no plug and play cards. When I use the boot.iso in the development tree it hangs for a moment or two and then panics (trace below).

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Insert CD
2. Boot
3. Wait for crash

Actual Results:  Hang (fc4 stock) or kernel panic (6/14 development boot.iso)

Expected Results:  Should have booted to anaconda

Additional info:

I'll call this normal priority despite the crash since it's likely very specific to this motherboard (reminiscent of the L440GX problems :-) ); install worked great on a sony laptop.

Machine specifics: Intel STL-2 motherboard, 2x1Ghz PIII, 4G RAM, PCI nvidia video, PCI dual channel symbios, PCI dual gig-e, and PCI initio-9100, onboard video disabled, tried with onboard usb both enabled and disabled [since normal kernel log shows usb after isapnp]. Currently running a personally compiled EL3 (from SRPMS) with custom kernel

Here's the trace data from the development boot.iso:

[<c01002a0>] init+0x0/0xf0
[<c01002bd>] init+0x1d/0xf0
[<c01012b1>] kernel_thread_helper+0x5/0x14
[<c014d747>] softlockup_tick+0x87/0x160
[<c0108a93>] timer_interrupt+0x63/0x170
[<c014d9c3>] handle_IRQ_event+0x33/0x60
[<c014daac>] __do_irq+0xbc/0x2c0
[<c0105a81>] do_irq+0x51/0x90
[<c0103c4a>] common_interrupt+0x1a/0x20
[<c0127361>] __do_softirq+0x31/0xa0
[<c0105b8e>] do_softirq+0x3e/0x50
[<c0105a88>] do_irq+0x58/0x90
[<c0103c4a>] common_interrupt+0x1a/0x20
[<c015007b>] __generic_file_aio_read+0x1db/0x210
[<c014e071>] setup_irq+0xe1/0x210
[<c0262090>] rtc_interrupt+0x0/0x2f0
[<c014e420>] request_irq+0x80/0xa0
[<c042c777>] rtc_init+0x47/0x2e0
[<c041528d>] do_initcalls+0x4d/0xb0
[<c01002a0>] init+0x0/0xf0
[<c01002bd>] init+0x1d/0xf0
[<c01012b1>] kernel_thread_helper+0x5/0x14

Comment 1 Chuck Joslin 2005-06-14 18:26:54 UTC
Confirmed as a problem on my STL-2 motherboard. Dual 866MHz PIII, 1GB RAM, no
add-in cards.

Comment 2 Matthew Costello 2005-06-16 03:15:26 UTC
Confirmed as a problem on my Intel ISP 2150: Dual 1GHz PIII, 1GB RAM, SCSI.
1. Install from CD hangs right after isapnp test.
   Still hangs with "noprobe" and/or "noisapnp".
2. Installed FC4 kernel (2.6.11-1.1369_FC4) by installing fedora-release rpm 
   and "yum upgrade kernel". It now hangs immediately after:
 "Uncompressing Linux... Ok, booting the kernel."

I don't know if this has anything to do with it, but when booting the FC3
kernel I get two copies of the following warning:
 "agpgart: unable to determine aperture size."

[output of /sbin/lspci (using FC3)]
00:00.0 Host bridge: ServerWorks CNB20LE Host Bridge (rev 06)
00:00.1 Host bridge: ServerWorks CNB20LE Host Bridge (rev 06)
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc 3D Rage IIC 215IIC
[Mach64 GT IIC] (rev 7a)
00:03.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corp. 82557/8/9 [Ethernet Pro 100] (rev 08)
00:06.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corp. 82541GI/PI Gigabit Ethernet Controller
00:0f.0 ISA bridge: ServerWorks OSB4 South Bridge (rev 50)
00:0f.1 IDE interface: ServerWorks OSB4 IDE Controller
00:0f.2 USB Controller: ServerWorks OSB4/CSB5 OHCI USB Controller (rev 04)
01:04.0 SCSI storage controller: Adaptec AIC-7899P U160/m (rev 01)
01:04.1 SCSI storage controller: Adaptec AIC-7899P U160/m (rev 01)

Comment 3 Andrzej 2005-06-16 12:26:10 UTC
I have the same problem!
My configuration:
STL2, 1.256GB RAM, AHA 2200S, 8xHDD, Matrox G200 PCI 8MB RAM.
Probably this is the AGP problem.
After PNP devices kernel check AGP version & aperture size.

Comment 4 Garry Thorpe 2005-06-17 08:50:58 UTC
I also have the same problem!
My configuration:
NEC Express 5800/120Ef.  It has a ServerWorks GC-SL motherboard.
1x2.8G Xeon, 1GB RAM, onboard video and network.
No idea if this is relevant but...
There is a string of messages at the top of the screen with:
pnp: 00-07: ioport range 0x580 to 0x58d has been reserved
pnp: 00-07: ioport range 0xb04 to 0xb04 has been reserved
pnp: 00-07: ioport range 0x419 to 0x41b has been reserved  (total 7 of them)
I have FC3 installed fine, had the same problem with a FC4 test and FC4

Comment 5 Garry Thorpe 2005-06-19 12:35:31 UTC
I found a suggestion to try:
linux acpi=off at the boot prompt during install.
This allowed the installation to proceed successfully.
(thanks to Klaus Kruger [])

Comment 6 Rob Hagopian 2005-06-20 12:57:37 UTC
Indeed - works for me. Thanks!

Comment 7 Andrzej 2005-06-27 11:51:11 UTC
OK! Working, but this is not good idea.
Now I don't have any sensors รข temperature, fan...

Comment 8 Dave Jones 2005-07-15 21:54:23 UTC
[This comment has been added as a mass update for all FC4 kernel bugs.
 If you have migrated this bug from an FC3 bug today, ignore this comment.]

Please retest your problem with todays 2.6.12-1.1398_FC4 update.

If your problem involved being unable to boot, or some hardware not being
detected correctly, please make sure your /etc/modprobe.conf is correct *BEFORE*
installing any kernel updates.
If in doubt, you can recreate this file using..

mv /etc/sysconfig/hwconf /etc/sysconfig/hwconf.bak
mv /etc/modprobe.conf /etc/modprobe.conf.bak

Thank you.

Comment 9 Rob Hagopian 2005-08-05 14:42:59 UTC
Works for me - I simply removed acpi=off and all's good now. Thanks!

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