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Re: lockup at boot with kernel 2.6.14...

Hi, should be out this weekend.  The .1 fixes a security issue,
.2 fixes bind (0 sized icmp packets) and several other bugs.

Might be worth waiting.  It also is worth trying to boot with apci disabled.

Ed Tomlinson

On Thursday 10 November 2005 06:50, Giacomo Mulas wrote:
>  	Hello, I am experiencing a very strange behaviour on my Asus A6k
> Turion64 laptop running sid. It used to work ok with a custom-compiled (from
> the debian-packaged source) 2.6.12 kernel. When the debian-packaged source
> for 2.6.14 became available, I copied over my old .config, did a make
> oldconfig answering the relevant questions, built a new kernel without any
> errors, installed it.
>  	Then I experienced this weird situation: the system boots, loads the
> ramdisk, does its initial setup, mounts the root filesystem, switches
> root... all ok until it gets to starting udev. Then udev's hotplug kicks in
> and starts loading modules and... in an erratic, unpredictable way, it hangs
> while loading the usb hcd module, without any error message. Sometimes it
> does, sometimes it doesn't and the boot procedure then goes smooth and the
> computer runs without a hitch thereafter. It does not happen at all with
> 2.6.12, therefore it must be something which changed between 2.6.12 and
> 2.6.14 (a shipload of things, unfortunately...). I was unable to relate the
> hangs to anything, they seem to be just random. The only thing which is
> reproducible is that the system always hangs (when it does) while loading
> the ehci_hcd module. I did not even file a bug report yet, since I don't
> quite understand whether this is a kernel or a udev issue.

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