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Bug#262761: System being rebooted by hotlplug loaded drivers...

Package: installation-reports

Debian-installer-version: 31st of July 2004, current CD Image from
debian-installer page, i386 Version
uname -a: Linux starbase 2.4.26-1-386 #2 Sat May 1 16:31:24 EST 2004 i686
Date: 31st of July 2004, 21:00
Method: Installation boot from CD, install from local mirror (mirrored from

Machine: Shuttle XPC SB62G2
Processor: P4 2.4Ghz
Memory: 512Mb
Root Device: SATA (Intel ICH5ER) /dev/hdc
Root Size/partition table:
Disk /dev/hdc: 120.0 GB, 120034123776 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 14593 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes

   Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
/dev/hdc1   *           1          18      144553+  83  Linux
/dev/hdc2              19       14593   117073687+   5  Extended
/dev/hdc5              19         626     4883728+  83  Linux
/dev/hdc6           14532       14593      497983+  82  Linux swap
/dev/hdc7             627       14531   111691881   83  Linux

Partition table entries are not in disk order

Output of lspci:
starbase:~# lspci
0000:00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corp. 82865G/PE/P DRAM Controller/Host-Hub
Interface (rev 02)
0000:00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corp. 82865G Integrated
Graphics Device (rev 02)
0000:00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel Corp. 82801EB/ER (ICH5/ICH5R) USB UHCI #1
(rev 02)
0000:00:1d.1 USB Controller: Intel Corp. 82801EB/ER (ICH5/ICH5R) USB UHCI #2
(rev 02)
0000:00:1d.2 USB Controller: Intel Corp. 82801EB/ER (ICH5/ICH5R) USB UHCI #3
(rev 02)
0000:00:1d.3 USB Controller: Intel Corp. 82801EB/ER (ICH5/ICH5R) USB UHCI #4
(rev 02)
0000:00:1d.7 USB Controller: Intel Corp. 82801EB/ER (ICH5/ICH5R) USB2 EHCI
Controller (rev 02)
0000:00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corp. 82801 PCI Bridge (rev c2)
0000:00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corp. 82801EB/ER (ICH5/ICH5R) LPC Bridge (rev
0000:00:1f.2 IDE interface: Intel Corp. 82801EB (ICH5) Serial ATA 150
Storage Controller (rev 02)
0000:00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corp. 82801EB/ER (ICH5/ICH5R) SMBus Controller
(rev 02)
0000:00:1f.5 Multimedia audio controller: Intel Corp. 82801EB/ER
(ICH5/ICH5R) AC'97 Audio Controller (rev 02)
0000:01:06.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd.
RTL-8139/8139C/8139C+ (rev 10)
0000:01:08.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corp. 82562EZ 10/100 Ethernet
Controller (rev 02)

Base System Installation Checklist:

Initial boot worked:    [O]
Configure network HW:   [O]
Config network:         [O]
Detect CD:              [O]
Load installer modules: [O]
Detect hard drives:     [O]
Partition hard drives:  [O]
Create file systems:    [O]
Mount partitions:       [O]
Install base system:    [O]
Install boot loader:    [O]
Reboot:                 [E]
[O] = OK, [E] = Error (please elaborate below), [ ] = didn't try it


After system installed, hotplug loaded a set of drivers automatically that
appear to crash the system after a very limited time (less than two

I will attempt to track down exactly what hotplug is loading to cause the
bug, but at first glance it appears to be the intel framebuffer driver for
the console screen...  Will update entry when I determine exact driver(s)
causing the issue, and will report a bug against that version of hotplug for

Now I have tracked down issue, will re-install using software raid for data
drives.  I can't wait until /root is acceptable for software raid under

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