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Old 11-24-2008, 02:55 AM
Todd Courtnage
 
Default Bug#499231: Kernel Panic on boot

>On Sep 17, 2008, at 4:02 AM, Rick Thomas wrote:

>> I have another system running Sid. I haven't done a dist-upgrade
>> on it yet. So I'll see what happens there.

> I did the dist-upgrade on my other G4 running Sid, and the oops
> doesn't happen.
>
> Looking at the syslog extracts, it seems that the failing machine
> oops-es when it's trying to initialize its Radeon video driver. The
> machine that doesn't oops has an ATI Rage video card. The traceback
> also mentions radeon. So that's probably where the problem lies.
>
> Do others with Radeon cards have this problem?

Yes. My kernel is OOPsing during boot sequence after an upgrade as
well. And I do have a Radeon card.

06:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc RV370 5B60 [Radeon X300 (PCIE)] (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
Subsystem: PC Partner Limited Radeon X300 (PCIE)
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 12
Memory at d0000000 (32-bit, prefetchable) [size=128M]
I/O ports at a000 [size=256]
Memory at e5000000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=64K]
[virtual] Expansion ROM at e4000000 [disabled] [size=128K]
Capabilities: [50] Power Management version 2
Capabilities: [58] Express Endpoint, MSI 00
Capabilities: [80] Message Signalled Interrupts: Mask- 64bit+ Queue=0/0 Enable-
Capabilities: [100] Advanced Error Reporting <?>
Kernel modules: radeonfb

06:00.1 Display controller: ATI Technologies Inc RV370 [Radeon X300SE]
Subsystem: PC Partner Limited Radeon X300SE
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0
Memory at e5010000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=64K]
Capabilities: [50] Power Management version 2
Capabilities: [58] Express Endpoint, MSI 00

I had to reinstall from a Lenny netinst CD to get the machine to boot again.

Please let me know if there's anything I can do to help test/debug.







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