[Bug 272247] Re: System freezes during boot, unless I hold a key down

Jordan Dunn jdunn at nodetwo.org
Tue Jan 13 21:42:50 UTC 2009


I have a compaq f700 and it just installed an updated kernel which
seams to have fixed it for me

On 1/13/09, SRElysian <srelysian at gmail.com> wrote:
> ** Description changed:
>
>   Once the Ubuntu splash screen loads with the progress bar that moves back
> and forth, it freezes. Holding down any key unfreezes the system, and it
> continues
>   loading normally, until I release the key, at which point it freezes
> again. Holding a key down again unfreezes the system again.
>
>   Pressing Alt+F1 to show the output also freezes, so I know it isn't just
>   the splash screen freezing, but the entire system.
>
>   Once X loads, it works perfectly fine though, and I don't have to keep
>   holding a key down.
>
>   Update : This bug happens with 2.6.26 and 2.6.27 kernels with a computer
>   that has Nvidia MCP67 motherboard. A known workaround that sometimes
>   works is to add nolapic to GRUB boot kernel options. acpi=noirq is also
>   known to work.
>
>   ProblemType: Bug
>   Architecture: amd64
>   DistroRelease: Ubuntu 8.10
>   NonfreeKernelModules: wl nvidia
>   Package: usplash 0.5.23
>   ProcEnviron:
>
> PATH=/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/games
>    LANG=en_US.UTF-8
>    SHELL=/bin/bash
>   SourcePackage: usplash
>   Uname: Linux 2.6.27-3-generic x86_64
>
>   ----------
>   Possible systems affected include:
> - Nvidia MCP67
> - HP Pavilion DV6620es
> - HP Pavillion DV9700z
> + Nvidia MCP67 Chipset
>   Compaq Presario F700
>   Compaq Presario F763NR
>   Sony Vaio PCG-GRT-815E - from the Mandriva errata
> - HP DV6745us - from a duplicate
> - HP DV6545eg Notebook - from duplicate
> - HP DV6736nr
> + HP Pavilion DV6545eg Notebook - from duplicate
> + HP Pavilion DV6736nr
> + HP Pavilion DV6745us - from a duplicate
> + HP Pavilion DV6620es
> + HP Pavilion DV9610us
> + HP Pavilion DV9700z
>
> --
> System freezes during boot, unless I hold a key down
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/272247
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>
> Status in The Linux Kernel: Confirmed
> Status in Ubuntu Release Notes: New
> Status in "linux" source package in Ubuntu: Triaged
> Status in "usplash" source package in Ubuntu: Invalid
> Status in "linux" source package in Mandriva: Invalid
>
> Bug description:
> Once the Ubuntu splash screen loads with the progress bar that moves back
> and forth, it freezes. Holding down any key unfreezes the system, and it
> continues
> loading normally, until I release the key, at which point it freezes again.
> Holding a key down again unfreezes the system again.
>
> Pressing Alt+F1 to show the output also freezes, so I know it isn't just the
> splash screen freezing, but the entire system.
>
> Once X loads, it works perfectly fine though, and I don't have to keep
> holding a key down.
>
> Update : This bug happens with 2.6.26 and 2.6.27 kernels with a computer
> that has Nvidia MCP67 motherboard. A known workaround that sometimes works
> is to add nolapic to GRUB boot kernel options. acpi=noirq is also known to
> work.
>
> ProblemType: Bug
> Architecture: amd64
> DistroRelease: Ubuntu 8.10
> NonfreeKernelModules: wl nvidia
> Package: usplash 0.5.23
> ProcEnviron:
> PATH=/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/games
>  LANG=en_US.UTF-8
>  SHELL=/bin/bash
> SourcePackage: usplash
> Uname: Linux 2.6.27-3-generic x86_64
>
> ----------
> Possible systems affected include:
> Nvidia MCP67 Chipset
> Compaq Presario F700
> Compaq Presario F763NR
> Sony Vaio PCG-GRT-815E - from the Mandriva errata
> HP Pavilion DV6545eg Notebook - from duplicate
> HP Pavilion DV6736nr
> HP Pavilion DV6745us - from a duplicate
> HP Pavilion DV6620es
> HP Pavilion DV9610us
> HP Pavilion DV9700z
>
>

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