Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 403001
Bootup hangs at Starting udev
Last modified: 2009-01-09 00:22:05 EST
Description of problem:
This problem began in fc7, the latest kernel, and continues in fc8, no matter
which kernel. After the system is booted, it just hangs at Starting udev: The
only workaround I can find is to set acpi=off.
How reproducible: It happens every time the system is booted
acpi=off is almost never needed. try the workarounds:
Last week I downloaded and ran the FC8-Live respin and the system booted with no
problems. So, I thought that the respin of FC8 installation DVD would work as
well. It doesn't. Same old problem, that the system hangs at udev. I did try
some of the other workarounds, but the only thing that I can do get the system
to reboot is acpi=off. For some reason, I had no problem with this in opensuse
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