Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 488978
udev with kernel-2.6.27 usb boot problem
Last modified: 2009-07-14 14:06:22 EDT
Description of problem:
fedora 9 fails to boot when booted from a my iomega 250gb harddrive with the 2.6.27 series of kernel.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
haven't gotten it to boot yet
Steps to Reproduce:
stops booting with udev failing
should boot past to a usable terminal
I tried with the newest kernel it now boots but udev still fails for some reason.
does a new udev help (from F-10 or rawhide)
After booting a few times it did start working, sorry about the inconvenience. This bug must have been fixed somewhere else before I decided to report it.
never mind about the last comment yet I thought I saw an OK when it was was booting up but I might have been mistaken. I does say it is running after it boot when you look at the services with the fedora 9 version, but it does time out when starting up.
I finally got the fc10 udev installed. Yes it does help, it starts instantly now.
The fedora 10 install and live disks had a similar problem. When you had the drive hooked to your computer they would not boot or anaconda would not go to the linux partition steps. If you switched to the information terminal it would say something like "cannot add sense(8)".
This time I booted with out dvds in the drive and now it boots, fine that must have been what happened in comment #3. So the usb problem is actually fixed and the is only a booting with dvd problem.
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