[Bug 272247] Re: System freezes during boot, unless I hold a key down
jdunn at nodetwo.org
Wed Jan 14 19:21:03 UTC 2009
I'm using 64bit, but I have unsuported and backported updates turned on
On 1/13/09, Montag <ninjamario6 at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> I'm running 64 bit and I still haven't gotten a kernel update, so it
> just must be 32 bit?
> System freezes during boot, unless I hold a key down
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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
> 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
> ProblemType: Bug
> Architecture: amd64
> DistroRelease: Ubuntu 8.10
> NonfreeKernelModules: wl nvidia
> Package: usplash 0.5.23
> 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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