Help needed: F23 32-bit kernel issue

Adam Williamson adamwill at fedoraproject.org
Thu Jul 30 02:06:36 UTC 2015


On July 29, 2015 7:36:07 AM PDT, Josh Boyer <jwboyer at fedoraproject.org> wrote:
>Hello,
>
>There is a report of an issue with the boot.iso and DVD isos not
>booting on 32-bit machines/VMs because of a kernel issue [1].  As far
>as is known, the issue doesn't happen on 64-bit.  It may happen on
>32-bit ARM but that is not confirmed as the ARM issue manifests
>differently.  The bug needs help.
>
>First, it would be good to isolate it to the first kernel that doesn't
>work.  That narrows down the range of commits to look at for the bug.
>
>Secondly, it would be excellent if someone could commit to spinning
>test ISOs when requested.  Turn around time on bugs like this are
>quite lengthy given that they often require building a new kernel
>package, and then spinning a custom ISO with that package included.
>Ideally the ISO content would not change from spin to spin other than
>the kernel, to eliminate variables.
>
>If you would like to help with this, please CC yourself on the bug.
>Please avoid chiming in on the bug with "me too" style comments
>though, as that makes the bug harder to follow.
>
>josh
>
>[1] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1247382
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I've been handling this for Josh today. I don't think we need anything else now. I've identified the last working kernel (the issue appeared between 4.1rc5 and 4.1rc6) and will test any proposed fixes too.
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