Could not detect stabilization, waiting 10 seconds
Bruno Wolff III
bruno at wolff.to
Fri Nov 7 05:52:17 UTC 2008
On Thu, Nov 06, 2008 at 19:32:15 -0500,
Dave Jones <davej at redhat.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 06, 2008 at 11:06:18PM +0000, Tom Horsley wrote:
> > Just booted newest rawhide 1686 kernel, and just before the normal
> > boot messages start (I have rhgb removed from boot options), this
> > message I've never before seen appears at the top of the screen:
> > Could not detect stabilization, waiting 10 seconds
> > What the heck does that mean? (Everything seems to have booted OK
> > after it said that).
> > kernel-22.214.171.124-79.fc10.i686 was the one just installed.
> This is from mkinitrd, not the kernel.
> It means that it couldn't tell when the kernel had done enumerating
> hard disks, so decided to play it safe and wait a while.
> What storage controller do you have?
I saw this on my work machine for sure. I don't remember if I saw it
at home as well.
00:1f.2 SATA controller: Intel Corporation 631xESB/632xESB SATA AHCI Controller (rev 09)
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