Boot stops at "Checking battery state"

Jani Monoses jani.monoses at
Sat Nov 5 19:35:02 UTC 2005

> I have installed xubuntu on two different machines, with considerably
> different hardwre. On both the boot splash stops at "Checking Battery
> State". The only way I can boot is to boot failsafe to root and startx
> as root. I have tried modifying grub by adding noapic and nolapic but
> that did not help. Any ideas appreciated.

Maybe you can just remove /etc/init.d/acpi-support from the list of services
Or see why /etc/acpi/ which is called by the former is hanging.Could
it be the calling of laptop-mode or hdparm from this script?

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