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Bug 228787 - kernels 2.6.19 fail to boot on AMD Athlon X2 dual core x86_64
Summary: kernels 2.6.19 fail to boot on AMD Athlon X2 dual core x86_64
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel
Version: 6
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Kernel Maintainer List
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-02-14 23:38 UTC by Mark Lucia
Modified: 2008-08-02 23:40 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2007-03-19 19:48:11 UTC

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first pic (deleted)
2007-02-16 12:35 UTC, Mark Lucia
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second (deleted)
2007-02-16 12:36 UTC, Mark Lucia
no flags Details

Description Mark Lucia 2007-02-14 23:38:32 UTC
Description of problem:
both of the 2.6.19 kernels fail to boot on my "AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core
Processor 4800+".. it stops with something on the screen abt spinlock.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
kernel 2.6.19 all

How reproducible:
every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1. select one of the 2.6.19 kernels at boot time
2. it fails to boot
Actual results:

Expected results:

Additional info:

Let me know if there is anything else I can provide - as the kernel stops,
syslog isn't running, so I can't send any logs etc.

Comment 1 Chuck Ebbert 2007-02-15 20:05:41 UTC
Take a picture of the screen with a digital camera and post it
as an attachment.

Comment 2 Mark Lucia 2007-02-16 12:35:25 UTC
Created attachment 148187 [details]
first pic

Comment 3 Mark Lucia 2007-02-16 12:36:31 UTC
Created attachment 148188 [details]

Comment 4 Mark Lucia 2007-02-18 00:37:21 UTC
I tried a 2.6.20 build using config-2.6.18-1.2869.fc6 as a starting point -
similar result

Comment 5 Steve 2007-03-14 16:02:07 UTC
since i upgradet my cpu today, from sempron 3000+ to athlon xp 3200+, i have
exactly the same result. but sometimes it boots...

Comment 6 Chuck Ebbert 2007-03-14 21:06:09 UTC
Please test 2.6.20-1.2925.fc6

Comment 7 Steve 2007-03-14 22:02:13 UTC
(In reply to comment #6)
> Please test 2.6.20-1.2925.fc6

Seems to be ok for my single cpu.

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