Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 154774
boot up hangs during "probing for new hardware"
Last modified: 2015-01-04 17:18:50 EST
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Description of problem:
kernel 2.6.9-1.667 boots up fine, but newer versions get locked up during
the "probing for new hardware" phase. possible problem maybe the dvd burner.
it is an NEC ND-2510A DVD+R/RW DVD-R/RW Dual-Layer IDE.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
kernels newer than 2.6.9-1.667
Steps to Reproduce:
1. turn the computer on and let the latest kernel boot up
Actual Results: the computer locks up
Expected Results: normal boot up
can you try the modprobe trick I suggested in bug 154650 and see where that gets
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
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