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Bug 84146 - Scanning PCI bus when no PCI present causes Signal 11
Summary: Scanning PCI bus when no PCI present causes Signal 11
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: pciutils
Version: 7.3
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bill Nottingham
QA Contact: Ben Levenson
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2003-02-12 20:02 UTC by Lee Olsen
Modified: 2014-03-17 02:34 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2003-02-12 20:50:50 UTC

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text file briefly describing bug identification and resolution (deleted)
2003-02-12 20:17 UTC, Lee Olsen
no flags Details

Description Lee Olsen 2003-02-12 20:02:12 UTC
Description of problem:Signal 11 in /sbin/loader

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

How reproducible:Attempt to install Redhat 7.3 on a system *WITHOUT* a PCI bus

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Make a boot floppy per the installation manual
2.boot non-PCI system from floppy
3.enter "linux dd" at "boot:" prompt
Actual results:Signal 11 from /sbin/loader

Expected results:Menu box requesting a driver disk

Additional info:Entering "linux nousb dd" delays the crash to after loading
additional drivers

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2003-02-12 20:03:55 UTC
Can you try this with the phoebe beta?

Comment 2 Lee Olsen 2003-02-12 20:17:40 UTC
Created attachment 90038 [details]
text file briefly describing bug identification and resolution

Since 8.0 is out, a patch against 7.3 probably doesn't make much sense.
I hope the function name, pci_scan_bus, the fact that it is a one line
and the problem (methods is NULL) should make resolving this straight forward.

Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 2003-02-12 20:50:50 UTC
Fixed in 2.1.10-7, thanks!

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