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Bug 85948 - Kernel freeze while booting on AMD Duron
Summary: Kernel freeze while booting on AMD Duron
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel
Version: 8.0
Hardware: athlon
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Arjan van de Ven
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2003-03-11 12:03 UTC by Mario
Modified: 2005-10-31 22:00 UTC (History)
0 users

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2004-09-30 15:40:38 UTC

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Description Mario 2003-03-11 12:03:08 UTC
Description of problem:

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

How reproducible:By booting from SD or boot-disket

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Just boot
Actual results:kernel freeze

Expected results:Boot and install RH 8.0

Additional info:MB PCchips M825LR, CPU AMD Duron 1200MHz

Comment 1 Arjan van de Ven 2003-03-11 12:04:23 UTC
what's the last thing that gets printed ?

Comment 2 Mario 2003-03-11 12:10:28 UTC
Bootloader loads initrd and vmlinuz, but when it comes to the point:
enabling ExtINT on CPU#0
ESR value before enabling vector: 00000002

it just freeze.

Comment 3 Mario 2003-03-11 12:12:14 UTC
Same happened when I try to boot debian 3.0 Woody with experimental 2.4 kernel!

Comment 4 Arjan van de Ven 2003-03-11 12:57:48 UTC
can you try passing 'noapic' as kernel option (assuming this is the installer

Comment 5 Mario 2003-03-14 11:31:15 UTC
 linux append noapic
No change!

Comment 6 Bugzilla owner 2004-09-30 15:40:38 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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