Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 478893
Fedora 10 hangs on initial boot - "Marking TSC unstable due to TSC halts in idle"
Last modified: 2009-12-18 02:30:20 EST
Description of problem:
Fedora 10 installation (from DVD) on MSI EX400X laptop hangs on the initial boot screen right after "Marking TSC unstable due to TSC halts in idle" line - see "boot_hangs.jpg" attached. Extra "acpi=off" boot option helps in this situation.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Linux: Fedora 10 (Cambridge)
Steps to Reproduce:
1. "Install of Upgrade" option during Fedora 10 installation.
Installation hangs, laptop heats.
First installation screen should be loaded.
Created attachment 328229 [details]
dmesg log after using "acpi=off" boot option
Created attachment 328230 [details]
dmidecode log after using "acpi=off" boot option
Created attachment 328231 [details]
lspci -vv log after using "acpi=off" boot option
Created attachment 328233 [details]
Boot screen hangs
Created attachment 328235 [details]
Could it be useful?
Does 126.96.36.199-170.2.5.fc10 fix the problem ?
Have same problem on F11 Beta,
while trying to load livecd-XFCE
gets no further.
(In reply to comment #6)
> Does 188.8.131.52-170.2.5.fc10 fix the problem ?
Currently I'm using "lightweighted" (i. e. recompiled by myself with avoided useless modules) 2.6.28 kernel, and now I do not need extra "acpi=off" boot option anymore - hope it helps.
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