2.6.14-1.1696_FC5 installs but kernel crashes on boot

Andy Burns fedora-test at adslpipe.co.uk
Tue Nov 22 19:06:31 UTC 2005

Hi all,

I have a new machine that I am able to use for testing of FC5, I'm 
slightly jumping the gun by using rawhide, it has previously had XP MCE 
running OK, and also the unofficial FC4.1 (because the official FC4 
didn't recognise the NIC)

I used boot.iso and did an http install from

Installer ran OK, but on startup it loads kernel and then always hangs 
and/or reboots after "Write protecting the kernel read-only data"

I've grabbed debug kernel messages using a serial console and nothing I 
see helps *me* decide what to try next.

Hardware spec is
	Intel D945GTP motherboard, BIOS v3191
	P4 3GHz SL7Z9
	Radeon X550 PCIe
	2x 512MB 667MHz DDRII 4-4-4-12
	2x WesternDig 250GB SATA
	1x LiteOn DVD-RW LDW-411S
	2x Compro Videomate DVB-T200 tuners

During installation the SATA drives were recognised correctly, since 
getting the problem I have tried various combinations of BIOS settings 
for IDE/AHCI/Legacy/Enhanced settings for the drives, which have made no 
difference. The boot CD I made still boots happily into repair mode.

The kernel log is attached to my bugzilla report

Anyone else seeing similar? Any suggestions on what to try next?

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