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Re: Fedora 8 and Dual Opterons - Seg Fault During Boot



On Thu, 2008-01-24 at 12:36 -0500, Rick Bilonick wrote:
> I have a 64-bit dual opteron system that has run Fedora 3, 4, 5, 6, and
> 7. I installed Fedora 8 (install not upgrade, default partitions) - no
> problems of any kind were reported. When I rebooted to bring up the
> system, a seg fault message starts repeating after the boot process has
> progressed a short way.
> 
> Previously, I had tried running the KDE and Gnome live distributions -
> but for some reason, the display was unusable. I put in a Fedora 7 live
> dvd and it boots up and displays without any problem. The computer has
> an ATI Technologies RV280 (Radeo 9200 SE] display.
> 
> Any ideas?
> 
> Rick B.
> 

Can you redirect the output to a serial console [1] and post the output?
I've got a large number of dual/quad x dual-core Opteron machines
running flawlessly. (Fedora 7/8, RHEL 4/5, CentOS 4/5.)

- Gilboa
[1] http://tldp.org/HOWTO/Remote-Serial-Console-HOWTO/



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