Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 125858
Hangs whilst setting the hostname on first boot up.
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:44 EST
Description of problem: Installed Fedora2 on an ECS G713 laptop and on
first boot up it gets as far as setting hostname and then hangs.
System specs can be found here,
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Tried reinstall and the problem remains.
Steps to Reproduce:
That sounds more like a configuration and setup issue where you might
have a problem with your network setup and the DNS requests hang.
Try waiting a really long time (speaking 30 minutes up to 2 hours).
Or boot the system in runlevel 1 (single user mode) and try starting
the network and see if that works, especially try
If that doesn't work then you most likely have a problem with DNS.
Read ya, Phil