Kernel Panic with RHEL 6.4 x64 and Intel Xeon 5110P CPU - IBM Server


RETAIN tip: H21456


The system kernel panics after full install of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6.4 x64 when configured with an Intel Xeon 5110P CPU.

Affected configurations

The system is configured with at least one of the following:

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, any update

This tip is not system specific.

This tip is not option specific.

The system has the symptom described above.

Note: This does not imply that the network operating system will work under all combinations of hardware and software.

Please see the compatibility page for more information:


This behavior will be corrected in a future release of system firmware.

The target date for this release is scheduled for fourth quarter 2013.

The file is or will be available by selecting the appropriate Product Group, type of System, Product name, Product machine type, and operating system on IBM Support's Fix Central web page, at the following URL:


1. Remove the 'tboot' package during the operating system installation.


2. Add 'pci=nocrs' as kernel parameter at the beginning of operating system installation.

Applicable countries and regions


Document id:  MIGR-5093253
Last modified:  2013-09-25
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