[Bug 273318] Re: Hang during boot: intrepid 2.6.27-3 hp pavilion

gpk gpk at kochanski.org
Sun Oct 19 10:06:56 UTC 2008

Problem still exists in Beta version with 2.6.27-7 kernel.

Actually, it does not seem to be 254688.  (Or, so Stefan Bader concluded.)
The problem there doesn't respond to noapictimer, while my problem does.
See this:

vnieto wrote on 2008-09-10: (permalink)
> Also I put on this boot line on grub menu.lst:
> "kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.27-2-generic root=UUID=88917a1d-a2f6-4e3f-8742-d770e2b58ce4 ro splash locale=es_ES > noapictimer"
> and work fine, I don't see any bad thing.
> ...
> I use amd64 x2 and 2.6.27-2-generic
Stefan Bader wrote on 2008-09-10: (permalink)
> noapictimer prevents the kernel from using the local apic timer. However this option is only used for 64bit kernels and > only takes effect with multiple CPU (cores). So it is not a solution for the 32bit kernel also handled here.
> You can try the smb5 test kernel from http://people.ubuntu.com/~smb/bug254668/ which should allow you to boot
> without the noapictimer option.

Hang during boot: intrepid 2.6.27-3 hp pavilion
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