Bug 321291 - F8 stops loading during boot after finding LVM volumes last message is "Creating root device"
Summary: F8 stops loading during boot after finding LVM volumes last message is "Creat...
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: lvm2
Version: 8
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: LVM and device-mapper development team
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-10-06 11:17 UTC by Stefano Figura
Modified: 2009-01-09 04:55 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2009-01-09 04:55:39 UTC

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Actual screen pic of where F8 gets stuck (743.47 KB, image/jpeg)
2007-10-06 11:17 UTC, Stefano Figura
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Description Stefano Figura 2007-10-06 11:17:14 UTC
Description of problem:
After Fedora 7.92 is installed from DVD installation the system hangs on first
boot after the LVM volumes are found. The system would still respond to
CTRL+ALT+DEL and reboot or would respond to keyboard keystrokes (enter would
input a blank line) 

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Kernel is 2.6.23-0.214.rc8.git2.fc8

How reproducible:
Always when booting up the system

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Install fedora 8 Test 3 from DVD Media and install on LVM volume.
2.Reboot system for 1st startup
3.F8T3 gets stuck after LVM volumes are found
Actual results:
System stops on boot and is unusable

Expected results:
System should boot and should be fully functional

Additional info:
Will attach screesnshot of the screen showing where F8 gets stuck. I am a noob
so let me know what other info you need and I will provide.

Comment 1 Stefano Figura 2007-10-06 11:17:14 UTC
Created attachment 218371 [details]
Actual screen pic of where F8 gets stuck

Comment 2 Stefano Figura 2007-10-06 11:21:40 UTC
I am not sure if this is an issue with LVM or an issue with something that the
system is trying to load after LVM volumes are found. I have anyway filed
another bug [Bug 320691], this time for a F8T3 Live CD installation: anaconda
would crash after LVM volumes selection on the partitioning screen.

Comment 3 Stefano Figura 2007-11-09 13:12:57 UTC

This issue is also happening on a fresh installation of F8. I can use F8 fine
form a live cd but after installing F8 I get this issue. Can anyone help me or
at least let me know who can?

Comment 4 Stefano Figura 2007-11-12 20:29:08 UTC
I have finally removed rhgb and quiet when booting and I noticed that Fedora was
hanging while "trying to resume from (swap device)". I then deleted all swap
partitions and now it stops at "Creating root device".

I am not the only one:


Comment 5 Bug Zapper 2008-11-26 07:55:24 UTC
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Comment 6 Bug Zapper 2009-01-09 04:55:39 UTC
Fedora 8 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2009-01-07. Fedora 8 is 
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