x86_64 PANIC on boot from FC5test1 CD

John Ellson ellson at research.att.com
Mon Dec 5 18:41:27 UTC 2005


Alan,

How much memory do you have?

John


alan wrote:
> On Mon, 5 Dec 2005, Tim Waugh wrote:
>
>   
>> Does anyone else see this?:
>>
>>   https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=174978
>>
>> ..or is it just me?
>>     
>
> I have installed this on my AMD64 3700+ HP zv5000z laptop. Works fine. 
> (Not quite an Opteron, I know, but close.)
>
> No problems with crashing.  Updates from yum are problematic.  Some things 
> seem to be missing and/or have odd library dependancies.  (I have not 
> spent the time to track it down.) Other than that and the modules 
> directories for X changing location, it has gone pretty well.
>
>   
>> Description of problem:
>> I get PANIC errors when booting FC5test1 disc1 x86_64 on an AMD
>> Opteron.  I get the 'boot:' prompt at the bottom of the welcome
>> screen, but after I press enter and it loads the kernel and the
>> initrd, the screen clears and displays:
>>
>> .
>> kernel direct mapping tables upto ffff810100000000 @ 8000-d000
>> PANIC: early exception rip ffffffff8063b05d error 0 cr2 4228
>> PANIC: early exception rip ffffffff8011d1de error 0 cr2
>> ffffffffff5fd023
>>
>> Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
>> FC5test1, so kernel-2.6.14-1.1696_FC5.x86_64.rpm
>>
>> How reproducible:
>> 100%
>>
>> Steps to Reproduce:
>> 1. Boot disc1
>> 2. Press enter
>>
>> Tim.
>> */
>>
>>     
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