Hard lockups on PE 6600 (SOLVED - maybe) [also PE2x50 lockups and pe2605 console hang]

Arjan van de Ven arjanv at redhat.com
Mon Nov 11 11:27:01 CST 2002

On Mon, Nov 11, 2002 at 10:13:21AM -0500, Rechenberg, Andrew wrote:
> It appears that the fix to my system lockups was to change the Broadcom
> NIC driver.  It appears that Dell configures their pre-installed Red Hat
> systems with the bcm5700 kernel module.  If one installs a fresh Red Hat
> 7.3 system, the tg3 NIC driver is used.

can anyone who sees these lockups add


to the vmlinuz line of /boot/grub/grub.conf?
We can't reproduce this behavior in our lab (and trust me, we have some very
very busy machines there using tg3) so need more information about this

   Arjan van de Ven

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