F15 boot problems
jlaska at redhat.com
Tue May 3 20:38:13 UTC 2011
On Tue, 2011-05-03 at 21:52 +0200, Robert M. Albrecht wrote:
> Hi James,
> Am 03.05.11 21:16, schrieb James Laska:
> > On Tue, 2011-05-03 at 21:03 +0200, Robert M. Albrecht wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> Fedora 14 is running on the machine.
> >> I tried both F15 Beta and F15 Test Compose on this machine.
> >> The system is booting from cdrom, but does not even get to grub.
> >> Directly after booting there is only a blinking cursor on an empty text
> >> mode screen.
> > I have a system where I need to wait what seems like an eternity before
> > I see progress after the blinking cursor. If I wait long enough ... the
> > boot proceeds without error. This assumes we are talking about the same
> > screen. Is this observed while booting into the installer, or by
> > booting the installed system?
> Only when booting into the installer.
> How long did you wait ? I waited for about 5-10 Minutes. Too short ?
I think mine took somewhere between 2-4 minutes. Perhaps give it a
*good* 15 minutes. That's obviously not idea, but I'm curious if it
eventually does response. What type of system is this?
Anyone else have debugging suggestions for Robert? Perhaps some kernel
args that might help.
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