[CentOS] Server hangs initializing audio

Wed Oct 11 16:54:34 UTC 2006
Bowie Bailey <Bowie_Bailey at BUC.com>

The system boots fine most of the time.  I only see this happen
occasionally.  Where do I disable the hardware initialization?  I took
a quick look at the init files and didn't see anything obvious in
there.  Is it kudzu that is doing it?


Paul Malinowski wrote:
> Bowie,
> I had the same problem yesterday on my laptop with SIS5513 chipset.
> I've tried acpi=off and nomodprobe - didn't help
> I will come back to that problem when I will have time, but what I
> will do is disabling hardware initialization in default init level,
> and then I will try to play with audio module manually. You might do
> the same... 
> Boot up from some live cd ubuntu works fine (I'm running it on the
> same laptop right now) and change init scripts.
> Paul
> -----Original Message-----
> From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On
> Behalf Of Bowie Bailey
> Sent: 11 October 2006 16:44
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> Subject: [CentOS] Server hangs initializing audio
> I have a server that frequently hangs while rebooting.  I see no
> errors, but during the boot process it stops at this stage:
>     Initializing hardware... storage network audio
> The cursor sits just after the word "audio" and I have to do a hard
> reset to get out of it.  This server has no audio capabilities, so I
> am thinking that I just need to disable the audio stuff so it doesn't
> even try to load it, but I don't know where to look.