Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 203332
kernel-126.96.36.199-1.2142_FC4 hangs when booting
Last modified: 2008-02-05 08:34:49 EST
Description of problem:
Running FC4 standard install;works; Needed to upgrade the kernel. Fetched
kernel-188.8.131.52-1.2142_FC3.i686.rpm from your repository and copied to CD.
Installed via rpm.( rpm -ivh ......)
When booting using runlevel 5 the boot hangs just when the graphical progress
screen should be displayed and displays an X - movable - on the screen and then
Booting using runlevel 3 works.
PC: Compac Deskpro Pentium 3, 384 Meg, i686 processor.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
[This comment added as part of a mass-update to all open FC4 kernel bugs]
FC4 has now transitioned to the Fedora legacy project, which will continue to
release security related updates for the kernel. As this bug is not security
related, it is unlikely to be fixed in an update for FC4, and has been migrated
Please retest with Fedora Core 5.
Could not find an rpm for this kernel in FC5.
Reason for kernel was madwifi so I changed to FC5 and 2.6.17-1.2174 w. using the
corresponding .rpm from the update directory.
A new kernel update has been released (Version: 2.6.18-1.2200.fc5)
based upon a new upstream kernel release.
Please retest against this new kernel, as a large number of patches
go into each upstream release, possibly including changes that
may address this problem.
This bug has been placed in NEEDINFO state.
Due to the large volume of inactive bugs in bugzilla, if this bug is
still in this state in two weeks time, it will be closed.
Should this bug still be relevant after this period, the reporter
can reopen the bug at any time. Any other users on the Cc: list
of this bug can request that the bug be reopened by adding a
comment to the bug.
In the last few updates, some users upgrading from FC4->FC5
have reported that installing a kernel update has left their
systems unbootable. If you have been affected by this problem
please check you only have one version of device-mapper & lvm2
installed. See bug 207474 for further details.
If this bug is a problem preventing you from installing the
release this version is filed against, please see bug 169613.
If this bug has been fixed, but you are now experiencing a different
problem, please file a separate bug for the new problem.
This bug has been mass-closed along with all other bugs that
have been in NEEDINFO state for several months.
Due to the large volume of inactive bugs in bugzilla, this
is the only method we have of cleaning out stale bug reports
where the reporter has disappeared.
If you can reproduce this bug after installing all the
current updates, please reopen this bug.
If you are not the reporter, you can add a comment requesting
it be reopened, and someone will get to it asap.
Closing since there was an error in previous mass-close and they remained in