Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 144930
System lockup on "checking for new hardware"
Last modified: 2015-01-04 17:15:28 EST
Description of problem: The latest kernel installed by up2date causes
the system to completely lockup on boot when "checking for new
hardware" I have used up2date to successfully update the kernel to
184.108.40.206.681_FC3. Also the source code for each kernel as it is
updated needs to be made available so i can get my winmodem to work
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
How reproducible: On boot consistently
Steps to Reproduce:
kudzu is probably causing some broken module to get loaded.
Can you do the following please..
1) mv /sbin/modprobe /sbin/modprobe.exe
2) make new /sbin/modprobe script which is the following..
echo loading module - $@
3) chmod +x /sbin/modprobe
now it should print the name of the broken module just before it hangs
Once you've done this, you can mv /sbin/modprobe.exe /sbin/modprobe
An update has been released for Fedora Core 3 (kernel-2.6.12-1.1372_FC3) which
may contain a fix for your problem. Please update to this new kernel, and
report whether or not it fixes your problem.
If you have updated to Fedora Core 4 since this bug was opened, and the problem
still occurs with the latest updates for that release, please change the version
field of this bug to 'fc4'.
This bug has been automatically closed as part of a mass update.
It had been in NEEDINFO state since July 2005.
If this bug still exists in current errata kernels, please reopen this bug.
There are a large number of inactive bugs in the database, and this is the only
way to purge them.