later kernals hand at boot - udev?

Dave Jones davej at redhat.com
Fri Feb 10 18:25:33 UTC 2006


On Fri, Feb 10, 2006 at 11:28:26AM -0600, Guy Streeter wrote:
 > On Thu, 2006-02-09 at 13:38 -0800, Mick Mearns wrote:
 > > Hi;
 > >   kernels later than 1985 will not boot for me. (FC5T2)
 > > 
 > > [root at localhost ~]# uname -r
 > > 2.6.15-1.1895_FC5
 > > 
 > > I update every day, the latest is: 2.6.15-1.1915_FC5
 > > 
 > > Gives during the boot:
 > > ..............................................................
 > > <snip>
 > > Starting udev:                 [ok]
 > > Loading default keymap (us):   [ok]
 > > Setting hostname localhost.localdomain:  [ok]
 > >  =======================
 > > - (hangs with cursor here)
 > > .............................................................
 > 
 > More recent kernels have some debugging code that can make the kernel
 > pause for two minutes after certain kernel events.
 > I found that my notebook, which used to print "Disabling IRQ 6" at that
 > point, now pauses for 4 minutes and then continues to boot.

That code was hitting a little too often, so it should be slightly
shorter for you today.

Can you file a bug with output of dmesg -s 128000, and lspci please ?

		Dave




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