Bug 109505 - freezes during boot while trying to start gnome interface
freezes during boot while trying to start gnome interface
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 109393
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2003-11-08 15:23 EST by David Rettig
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 13:59:52 EST
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Description David Rettig 2003-11-08 15:23:20 EST
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Description of problem:
Toshiba Satellite 1405 using Core 1 workstation installation freezes
every other boot.  After freeze if you shut down normally, the next
boot freezes after initial X (the splash over the "interactive start

Sometimes it freezes displaying the shell "logon:", sometimes it
freezes on a solid black screen.

However, consistantly, if you hard boot (hold in power for a few
seconds) and reboot, it works fine.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Shut down

Actual Results:  Locks up solid.  No keyboard, no mouse

Expected Results:  It boots

Additional info:
Comment 1 Shawn Walker 2003-11-08 16:59:34 EST
Sounds similar to my bug 109256
Comment 2 David Rettig 2003-11-13 21:03:51 EST
I was able to fix this by removing the rhgb tag in grub.conf
This bug is directly tied to the new "attractive graphical" boot loader...
It didn't blow my skirt up anyways so I was glad to disable it!
Comment 3 Dave Jones 2004-06-18 19:00:35 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 109393 ***
Comment 4 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 13:59:52 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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