Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 466798
Can't boot w/o external power Rawhide 9.91, 9.92
Last modified: 2009-12-18 01:33:57 EST
Description of problem:
After selecting version to boot in Grub, progress bar(s) stall(s) on laptop w/o external power (on battery).
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Rawhide 9.91, 9.92
After selecting version to boot in Grub, progress bar(s) arrest.
Steps to Reproduce:
Boot laptop on battery power having installed with power cord.
Boot off battery stalls, but if I boot with the external power supply the boot completes. After boot I can remove external power and everything is OK.
Suggest that something in power management gets stuck in an endless loop while checking for external power.
Did you use the bootconf package to set up your kernel boot parameters? If so, please post the contents of your grub.conf
Sorry, I was in a hurry when I did this. All I'm seeing is the tri-color progress bar (text mode). How do I get Rawhide to show me the line by line status of the modules while booting. I'll update the status as soon as I can get more detail to provide.
This appears to be a kernel issue, not a bootconf package issue.
(In reply to comment #2)
> Sorry, I was in a hurry when I did this. All I'm seeing is the tri-color
> progress bar (text mode). How do I get Rawhide to show me the line by line
> status of the modules while booting.
If you remove "rhgb" and "quiet" from the kernel options in /boot/grub.conf you should get more output.
I do not have access to the machine until tonight.
I will post the results this evening.
Again, my apologies for the delay.
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 10 development cycle.
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