[CentOS-virt] Crash with qemu install: 5.2 as host and 5.2 as guest

Akemi Yagi amyagi at gmail.com
Fri Nov 28 07:17:20 UTC 2008

On Thu, Nov 27, 2008 at 10:44 PM, Michael Kress <kress at hal.saar.de> wrote:
> Manuel Wolfshant wrote:
>>> ...
>>> EIP: [<c041041c>] powernowk8_init+0x5e/0x1c2 SS:EST 0068:dfa47fa0
>>>  <0>Kernel panic - not syncing: Fatal exception
>> Looks very much alike the known bug described at
>> http://bugs.centos.org/view.php?id=2912 /
>> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=443853 and also listed at
>> the end of
>> http://wiki.centos.org/Manuals/ReleaseNotes/CentOS5.2#head-447967c60eb305ef2c5dbbc3f4e8b3c4c5170632
> It does, thanx, but how could the Johnny's Kernel from
> http://people.centos.org/hughesjr/kernel/5/bz443853/x86_64/ be used in a
> production environment? I mean, would I receive the regular kernel
> updates or would I always be stuck with that particular kernel
> version/binary?

The fix will be in CentOS 5.3.  So, at this point, you would either
have to wait for 5.3 or use Johnny's kernel for now.  I believe a
newer (current) version of the patched kernel will be made available
as soon as developers find the time to build.


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