Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 240309
System freezes during bootup with build 3149
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:12:04 EST
Description of problem:
I have just updated my system ( Dell Optiplex GC270 -
to the newest kernel form rawhide and the system freezes during startup at
binging eth0 stage. Keyboard and mouse doesn't respond only caps-lock and sroll
lock lights are flashing.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Update to kernel-2.6.21-1.3149.fc7
The system works ok with earlier kernels (3142 and below)
The problem still exists in build 3163.
I have a similar problem with latest kernel 2.6.21-1.3194.fc7.
System hangs with caps lock on at the stage "Uncompressing Linux... Ok, booting
the kernel". In previous versions i had no freezes at boot time.
System dell d620 laptop:
The issue has been solved for me in kernel-2.6.21-1.3189.fc7
The Dell bug is 241249
Thanks for the update Dawid, I'll close this out.