Bug 251237 - kernel fails to boot
kernel fails to boot
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Kernel Maintainer List
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Reported: 2007-08-07 17:27 EDT by David Anderson
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:12 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-09-12 18:00:49 EDT
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Description David Anderson 2007-08-07 17:27:12 EDT
Description of problem: Kernel hangs whilst booting.

The last message displayed (having turned off quiet) is:

NET: Registered protocol family 2

If I boot the kernel (which works), the next messages after the one 
above is:

Time: acpi_pm clocksource has been installed.
Switched to high resolution mode on CPU 0
Switched to high resolution mode on CPU 1

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible: Every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot

Actual results: Hangs
Expected results: Boots!

Additional info: Hardware: 
Comment 1 Chuck Ebbert 2007-08-07 17:29:15 EDT
Try these kernel options alone and together:


Comment 2 David Anderson 2007-08-08 06:59:14 EDT
nolapic_timer fixes it. (The others don't).
Comment 3 Chuck Ebbert 2007-08-08 13:23:21 EDT
Looks like the fix for this has been found:


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