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Bug 233786 - Booting stalls on loading ata_generic.
Summary: Booting stalls on loading ata_generic.
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel
Version: rawhide
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Kernel Maintainer List
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-03-25 00:17 UTC by Ahmed G.
Modified: 2008-08-02 23:40 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2007-04-23 22:37:08 UTC

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Description Ahmed G. 2007-03-25 00:17:13 UTC
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Description of problem:
When starting the system using kernel-2.6.20-1.3017.fc7 the system stalls with the loading ata_generic.ko. This happened with the 3003 kernel as well. 

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Turn on your computer.
2.When you get to the grub selection choose the kernel-2.6.20-1.3017.fc7 option. until you get the error.

Actual Results:
The start up stopped at the loading ata_generic.ko message.

Expected Results:
The system should have taken me to the gdm login screen.

Additional info:
I don't have any outpout, since I cant copy/paste the boot up process.

Comment 1 Dave Jones 2007-04-23 16:38:20 UTC
ata_generic should only be loaded as a last resort if no other driver matches
your hardware.  Can you attach the output of lspci -n please ?

Comment 2 Ahmed G. 2007-04-23 22:37:08 UTC
This bug is now no longer what is happening, I have posted another report (the
problems seem slightly different to me). I guess this can be closed. Just to
clarify the ata_generic.ko error does not seem to be coming up anymore.

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