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Bug 84248 - booting problems; and VERY rude message
Summary: booting problems; and VERY rude message
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel
Version: 8.0
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Arjan van de Ven
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2003-02-13 19:04 UTC by ian
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:51 UTC (History)
0 users

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2004-09-30 15:40:31 UTC

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Description ian 2003-02-13 19:04:45 UTC
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows 98; Win 9x 4.90; 
BTinternet V8.4; H010818)

Description of problem:
I am new to this, but since building a PC with Linux I cannot boot it without 
getting some error messages; I reboot several times and eventually get in to 
The latest one began with
"INIT Entering runlevel 5
Kernal panic; fix pre_chain allocation you lazy bastard"

(I am not sure if they meant me or the developer but this comment should be 
removed from you code.) So my real question is; is their something I can do to 
send you (some system log) so you can have a look. You should have all the 
versions I am running as I have registered to red hat network,

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.boot the computer

Actual Results:  I get the error message, the keyboard lights flash, re-boot a 
couple of times, run a fsck and eventually get into gnome (about 25 minutes 

Expected Results:  It should take me less than 2 minutes to log in

Additional info:

Comment 1 Bugzilla owner 2004-09-30 15:40:31 UTC
Thanks for the bug report. However, Red Hat no longer maintains this version of
the product. Please upgrade to the latest version and open a new bug if the problem

The Fedora Legacy project ( maintains some older releases, 
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