[SATLUG] RHEL5 and 2.6.18-164 system hangs

Greg Swift gregswift at gmail.com
Fri Feb 26 09:19:31 CST 2010

On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 08:52, Jeremy Mann <jeremymann at gmail.com> wrote:

> Good morning all.. I've come into a weird problem with the new
> 2.6.18-164 kernel for RHEL5. On 3 of my systems, the kernel does not
> get passed "BIOS data check". The kernel and the ramdisk loads, then
> it prints out that message and simply hangs. I've tried all
> combinations I could find via Google, but nothing is working. If I
> load the old kernel, it works fine. Any insights on this?
we've been running that kernel for a while, and in general it works better
than the previous ones. I'd call up Red Hat, or maybe hop into RHN and grab
the kernel from 5.5 beta to see if it works better.


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