Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 90958
Boot hangs starting pcmcia
Last modified: 2015-01-04 17:02:27 EST
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Description of problem:
When booting, the system hangs at Starting pcmcia for 5 to 10 minutes, then
continues on. Everything appears to be working correctly, but inserting a pc
card causes the system to hang again. In fact, the only way I was able to
finish the install was to use nopcmcia and noprobe.
The system is an Averatec laptop (formerly Sotec). The card controller is an
O2Micro 6912. Running kernel version 2.4.18-27.8.0
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Install RedHat 8 on system
Just installed kernel to 2.4.20-13.8, but still have the same problem.
try to install linux with noprobe nofb option....