Bug 403001 - Bootup hangs at Starting udev
Bootup hangs at Starting udev
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Reported: 2007-11-28 10:43 EST by John F. Godfrey
Modified: 2009-01-09 00:22 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-01-09 00:22:05 EST
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Description John F. Godfrey 2007-11-28 10:43:54 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
Comment 1 Chuck Ebbert 2007-11-28 17:23:28 EST
acpi=off is almost never needed. try the workarounds:

Comment 2 John F. Godfrey 2008-02-13 15:05:37 EST
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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