[CentOS] Re: Kernel panic from install CD

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Thu Jun 26 23:21:59 UTC 2008

on 6-26-2008 10:54 AM Robert Moskowitz spake the following:
> Scott Silva wrote:
>> on 6-26-2008 7:16 AM Robert Moskowitz spake the following:
>>> Ralph Angenendt wrote:
>>>> Robert Moskowitz wrote:
>>>>> I have a bunch of DecTOPs.  Use the AMD Geode chip.
>>>>> Yesterday I upgraded one of them, and got the dreaded Kernel 
>>>>> panic.  Something about powernowk8.  I could boot up with the old 
>>>>> kernel, though.
>>>> Read the Release Notes.
>>> Now I have to find them again...  ;)'
>>>>> I know I have to put in a bug report on this, will do shortly, but 
>>>>> first  wanted to try a fresh install on another DecTOP.  At the 
>>>>> prompt, I  specified:  linux askmethod
>>>> That already happened:
>>>> <http://bugs.centos.org/view.php?id=2912> (and there is a link to the
>>>> upstream bug there).
>>> I just added my comment.
>> Has anyone tried the 2.6.18-92.1.6 kernel released today to see if 
>> this problem went away? 
> This is an open bug at Redhat.  Originally they said, 'gee we will fix 
> this for 5.3'.  Tim Verhoeven pointed out that would leave all of us 
> with this problem back at the 5.1 kernel and no security patches until 
> 5.3.  I pointed out that you cannot even do a fresh install of 5.2 on 
> such a server.  Hopefully, they will get the message and fix this.
I just wondered if a 5.1 install with this latest kernel as an update and 
reboot. If the problem goes away then you could install with a 5.1 netboot cd.

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