[CentOS] Re: Pressing "I" for interactive start-up does nothing

Thu Feb 9 01:05:25 UTC 2006
Tom Diehl <tdiehl at rogueind.com>

On Wed, 8 Feb 2006, Michael Chinn, CFO wrote:

> Greetings,
> I'm trying to convert a Dell Inspiron 210B laptop into a sandbox using 
> Centos4.2.  The install went without incident but rebooting (starting) 
> the first time the system hangs at "Initializing storage network" then 
> says "disabling IRQ# 11" then goes no further.
> I've tried to press "i" and "I" to enter into interactive start-up (so I 
> can check the log file) but I can't get interative start-up to turn over.

Patience is a virtue!! Press i one time and one time only after you see the
banner. You only get a few seconds and pressing it multiple times does not
help and seems (although I have not looked at the code) to reverse the first
i pressed.


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