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Re: hard hang at boot -- i386 F7T4 + latest rawhide

--- Dave Jones <davej redhat com> wrote:

> On Wed, May 16, 2007 at 02:09:55PM -0700, John
> Poelstra wrote:
>  > At power up box hangs (keyboard lights blinking)
> about 50% of the time while it appears to be
> starting the network.  Running on a Dell Precision
> 470.  Weird thing is that I power the box off and it
> boots fine the next time.
>  > 
>  > uname -a
>  > Linux yardsale 2.6.21-1.3149.fc7 #1 SMP Fri May
> 11 12:12:11 EDT 2007 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
>  > 
>  > Anyone else seeing this?
>  > 
>  > No information in /var/log/messages and I don't
> have a serial cable handy.
> Interesting.  My 470 has been running fine.
> However, mine is running 64bit, whereas you seem to
> be using the 32bit install.
> I'll poke at it when I get home if I manage to get
> an installable tree
> synced there.

I have a system running 64bit here where I noticed
this issue. I also noticed the hang was occurring
exactly at 'Starting system logger', so i booted into
a FC-6 on the same machine and move aside
/var/log/messages on the rawhide partition. That cured
the hang for me.


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