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Bug 86393 - (IDE)Lock-up During Boot in the IDE layer
Summary: (IDE)Lock-up During Boot in the IDE layer
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel
Version: 8.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Arjan van de Ven
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2003-03-21 07:16 UTC by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:52 UTC (History)
0 users

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2004-09-30 15:40:41 UTC

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Description Need Real Name 2003-03-21 07:16:18 UTC
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Description of problem:
Install goes fine. No errors, no problems... Boot up the system and it does the 
boot process until this point:

hda: 58633344 sectors (30020 MB) w/1900KiB Cache, CHS=3649/255/63, UDMA
blk: queue c03ba1a0, I/O limit 4095 Mb (mask 0xffffffff)
blk: queue c03ba1a0, I/O limit 4095 Mb (mask 0xffffffff)

It then freezes. The cursor keeps blinking, but Ctrl-Alt-Delete doesn't work 
and the system will not respond. I have to restart by flippin' the power switch.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Boot System

Actual Results:  Boom (System freeze, must restart)

Expected Results:  Linux to boot. (Greedy, I know)

Additional info:

I boot from a boot disk as opposed to GRUB or LILO. However, when I have tried 
booting from those it did the same thing. In my current install I didn't 
install a bootloader.

Comment 1 Arjan van de Ven 2003-03-21 08:59:11 UTC
what kind of system is this ?

Comment 2 Need Real Name 2003-03-21 18:38:18 UTC
i386 compatible... or more specifically a Gateway with a AMD Athlon processor, 
160 MB RAM, and two IDE Hard Drives. I have Linux installed on the second hard 

Comment 3 Bugzilla owner 2004-09-30 15:40:41 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, 
and if you believe this bug is interesting to them, please report the problem in
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