Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 441161
220.127.116.11-64 won't boot; 18.104.22.168-50 will
Last modified: 2008-11-26 10:08:13 EST
Description of problem:
22.214.171.124-64 won't boot; 126.96.36.199-50 will.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
I've attached my smolt profile (which wouldn't send for some reason). Let me
know if I can provide more information.
Created attachment 301442 [details]
Could you try a later kernel?
Do you have any wireless hardware? I don't see any in your smolt profile.
This *may* be the same issue - https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=444694
Sorry for taking so long to get back on this one. I have no wireless hardware
and all recent builds (188.8.131.52-50 is the latest that works for me) fail to
boot. What can I do to help track this down?
You may wish to go into more detail about "fail to boot" -- what is the last
thing you see on the monitor?
When I get home tonight, I will tell you :)
It turns out that the kernels newer than 184.108.40.206-50 actually don't allow X to
start on my system. If I try to boot without rhgb, I can get as far as runlevel
3. startx after that locks up my system -- no response to keyboard input, no
keyboard LEDs toggling, requires hard power cycling it -- which I presume is the
same as what's happening when rhgb starts. None of this occurs with 220.127.116.11-50.
I'll attach my xorg.conf and Xorg.0.log which has some stuff in it about memory
Created attachment 308405 [details]
Created attachment 308406 [details]
Try adding this to the kernel boot options in /etc/grub.conf:
Does pci=rom work?
Sorry, I didn't get a chance to try it until just now. Yes, pci=rom allows me
to get X started with 18.104.22.168-92.fc8. Thanks!
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