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Bug 64763 - 2.4.18-4 freeze in startup
2.4.18-4 freeze in startup
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2002-05-10 13:57 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2005-10-31 17:00 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-05-16 16:14:01 EDT
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Description Need Real Name 2002-05-10 13:57:45 EDT
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Description of problem:
I just upgraded from my working 2.4.18-3 to 2.4.18-4

When I boot, everything looks just fine util "Enabling swap space [OK]", then
noting happens... ctrl+alt+delete to reboot doesnt even work. 

In 2.4.18-3, the next line after swap is the one from hdparm. I enabled the
default optimizations available in /etc/sysconfig/harddisks

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Upgrade RH7.3 from 2.4.18-3 to 2.4.18-4 and reboot.

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Dell Latitude C810
Comment 1 Michael K. Johnson 2002-05-16 16:13:55 EDT
And if you revert to 2.4.18-3 this goes away?
(boot in emergency mode if necessary)

If so, remove the hdparm settings.  They are provided as a convenience to
users, but it is not guaranteed that arbitrary settings will work.
Comment 2 Need Real Name 2002-05-17 04:17:06 EDT
After trying to boot this kernel for a few days, it now works. Dont know why, but I'm happy anyway 

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