Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 155110
Boot hangs after kernel upgrade
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:04 EST
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Description of problem:
Boot hangs during hardware initialization after displaying:
'Initializing hardware... storage network audio'
Trying to get into interactive mode by pressing 'i' doesn't help.
This behaviour is similar to the one described in Bug 145903, but it shows up for the first time now after upgrading to the recent kernel. I've done plenty of kernel upgrades before on this machine after installing fc3 without this problem. This machine's software is up to date.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Upgrade to kernel-2.6.11-1.14_FC3
Actual Results: see above
Expected Results: Boot should continue
A brute workaround was booting from a rescue cd and hatching out the following lines in /etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit:
# Everything else (duck and cover)
for module in $other ; do
... sorry, seems to be sent twice (cf 155109).
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 155109 ***