Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 57000
Kernel hangs on boot after upgrade to 2.4.9-13
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:38:31 EDT
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Description of problem:
After upgrading the kernel to version 2.4.9-13, the kernel hangs early in
the boot process. The original kernel continues to work as expected.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
2.Select kernel 2.4.9-13 on the Grub menu
Actual Results: Kernel hangs shortly after starting. The last two lines
to the console are:
apm: BIOS version 1.2 Flags 0x03 (Driver version: 1.14)
Expected Results: Kernel should have continued on and booted.
The problem occurs when a USB keyboard is used.
The system is a stock Dell Dimension L866r, the keyboard is an IBM USB
keyboard/hub combo. If I connect a PS/2 keyboard, the kernel will boot as
The problem might be related to bug number 55878, but the effects that I
see are very different.
MXT was removed as problematical