[CentOS] system hangs on boot
sudoyang at gmail.com
Tue Mar 28 22:20:31 UTC 2006
On 3/28/06, Rodrigo Barbosa <rodrigob at suespammers.org> wrote:
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> On Tue, Mar 28, 2006 at 01:22:10PM -0600, Johnny Hughes wrote:
> > 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.
> One thing I noticed today is that if you are booting 4.3 with LVM partitions,
> it will take some time to handle them right at the start (right after
> the "RedHat nash" message. In a new machine I installed today, it could
> take as long as 2 minutes (in one of the reboots).
I've left it over night. It was still stuck after the initrd loaded
message. We're not using LVM.
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> Rodrigo Barbosa <rodrigob at suespammers.org>
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