Kernel bug?

Repost from Hardware.


I got a problem when I installed 12.2 yesterday. The installer kept turning off the screen and the fan on the PSU sounds like the computer is ready to restart. If I paused for a couple of minutes and left the computer off, then tried again, I got a bit further and so on. Finally I got it installed but when booting off the hard drive I get the exact same problem.

It seems strange, because opensuse 12.1 ran perfectly on the same machine until yesterday. I also have Windows on a separate hard drive and I can’t detect any problems with it. Only problem is in the 12.2 kernel I presume?

I use nolocalapic boot flag to even get it running. Had to use it on 12.1 as well but had no problems with it.

Anyone had similar issues?


> Repost from Hardware.

please do not double post.

instead of making the same post in a different forum, why not go back to
your first post and tell us something about your hardware (since we
can’t guess what you have! i wonder what your hardware is that causes
you to have to use nolocalapic)…

and, be sure and tell us what graphics hardware you have and what
happens if you do not use nolocalapic but instead use


or if you select to boot Failsafe…does it also cause “the fan on the
PSU sounds like the computer is ready to restart.” and, please explain
what that sounds like…that is, is it very loud, or very quiet (i
don’t know what that ready to restart sounds like on your machine)