Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 501676
Kernel 2.6.18-148 hangs on IBM Thinkpad T60
Last modified: 2009-08-05 06:24:50 EDT
Created attachment 344768 [details]
dmesg kernel 2.6.18-146.el5
Description of problem:
Kernel-2.6.18-148.i686.rpm, hangs on "INIT: version 2.86 booting" after 10 minutes 44 seconds, I have my login screen
With kernel-2.6.18-146.el5.i686.rpm, I have my login screen after 1 minute 20
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
Boot without a hang
Created attachment 344769 [details]
dmesg kernel 2.6.18-148.el5
Created attachment 344770 [details]
In the attachments you'll find dmesg of both kernels + output from dmidecode to get hardware info
Possibly a dup of 501176.
I am building *x86 rpms now and will attach them here for testing.
Ignore previous comment. I was able to reproduce this on a T43 and this problem still occurs with the patch from 501176.
I am continuing the investigation.
Dirk, can you try the latest RPMS from
and report back with results?
I tried kernel-2.6.18-160 and no problem while booting. Everything is working fine.
CLOSED as NOTABUG.
This appears to have been caused by another patch which has since been pulled.