[CentOS] Kernel Panic - not syncing: drivers -

Thu Apr 14 19:52:28 UTC 2005
Gerald Waugh <gwaugh at frontstreetnetworks.com>

On Thu, 2005-04-14 at 00:34 -0400, Gerald Waugh wrote:
> I get a lot of these errors when running CentOS4.
> Kernel Panic - not syncing: drivers/ide/pci/pix.c:390 spin_lock
> (drivers/ide/ide.c:c306ad68) already locked by drivers/ide/ide-
> iops.c/1234. 
> Must be something in the drivers or the kernel, it does not happen using
> 2.4.x kernels. Maybe some kind of a race condition?

Enabling 32 bit mode for the drives in the BIOS cured this problem.