Re: HEADS UP: Strange booting lockups

2001-01-21 Thread Alex Zepeda
On Sun, Jan 21, 2001 at 02:32:38AM -0800, Jason Evans wrote: Several of us have started experiencing problems with kernels that won't boot. The symptom is hard to miss: the machine locks up at the spinner just before printing the copyright message at the beginning of the boot sequence.

Fixed (was Re: HEADS UP: Strange booting lockups)

2001-01-21 Thread jasone
On Sun, Jan 21, 2001 at 02:32:38AM -0800, Jason Evans wrote: We don't know why this is happening, and at this point the primary suspicion is that this problem has been lurking for quite some time, and we've recently committed a combination of changes that causes the problem to exhibit itself

Re: HEADS UP: Strange booting lockups

2001-01-21 Thread Warner Losh
In message [EMAIL PROTECTED] Jason Evans writes: : Several of us have started experiencing problems with kernels that won't : boot. The symptom is hard to miss: the machine locks up at the spinner : just before printing the copyright message at the beginning of the boot : sequence. I've seen

Re: HEADS UP: Strange booting lockups

2001-01-21 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Sun, Jan 21, 2001 at 06:05:20AM -0500, Donald J . Maddox wrote: It may have absolutely nothing to do with either of these cases, but I found out the hard way recently that booting with no device.hints in /boot will exhibit symptoms that appear identical to this. Is it possible that

Re: HEADS UP: Strange booting lockups

2001-01-21 Thread Donald J . Maddox
On Sun, Jan 21, 2001 at 03:29:22PM -0800, Kris Kennaway wrote: On Sun, Jan 21, 2001 at 06:05:20AM -0500, Donald J . Maddox wrote: It may have absolutely nothing to do with either of these cases, but I found out the hard way recently that booting with no device.hints in /boot will exhibit