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Re: kernel 2.6.25 hanging at boot



On Wednesday 02 July 2008 05:06:52 am Paulo Cavalcanti wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I have been having problems with kernel 2.6.25 on F8
> with my Dell Vostro 1400 laptop. The boot sometimes freezes.
>
> It just writes:
>
> Decompressing Linux ....done.
> Booting the kernel.
>
> and then hangs forever, and I have to press the power down button.
>
> The interesting thing is that if I suppress the quiet option in
> /etc/grub.conf
> to have a verbose boot, It does not hang (so it seems).
>
> This makes me believe that this extra printing introduces a small delay
> in the boot process, giving time to something initialize properly,
>
> Does this make any sense at all? Could it be some kind of race condition?

Certainly could be. Definitely file a bug if you haven't already.


-- 
Jarod Wilson
jwilson redhat com


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