[CentOS] system hangs on boot

Johnny Hughes mailing-lists at hughesjr.com
Tue Mar 28 19:22:10 UTC 2006


On Tue, 2006-03-28 at 08:47 -0800, Fong Vang wrote:
> I have a couple of systems here that are refusing to boot after the
> installation of CentOS 4.3 when done through Kickstart.  They boot
> fine when installed from CD.  The boot hangs after grub loads the
> kernel and initrd.  The cursor is still flashing. The strange thing is
> that the same drive containing the OS installation boots fine when
> moved to a slightly older system (older system uses Nacona CPU.  New
> system uses Irwindale CPU.  Both use the same motherboard).
> 
> Any idea how to troubleshoot it at this point?  I've tried disabling
> USB, APIC, etc. without much luck.
> 
> Thanks for any help.

That is very strange.  One thing to look at the BIOS of the motherboard.
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