Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 321291
F8 stops loading during boot after finding LVM volumes last message is "Creating root device"
Last modified: 2009-01-08 23:55:39 EST
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
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
System stops on boot and is unusable
System should boot and should be fully functional
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.
Created attachment 218371 [details]
Actual screen pic of where F8 gets stuck
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.
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?
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:
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