RE: Boot hangs at 'Starting PCMCIA services: modules' on ThinkPad i1476
Hans van den Boogert wrote:
>It is probably the PCMCIA start up script (in /etc/init.d). Try to
>rename it to x-pcmcia. If you can boot then start reading the PCMCIA
That's easier said than done if you can't get at a shell prompt :-)
However, I've found out that booting with a different version of the
kernel skips the pcmcia stuff (because of mismatching versions) and
can start looking for the cause.
PS: I goofed the debian-laptop address on the original message.
It only went out to debian-user. Below is the original.
>At 05:24 PM 9/8/99 +0900, Olaf Meeuwissen wrote:
>> Dear friends, I've installed a dual-boot system (hamm/that other OS)
>> on a brand-new ThinkPad i1476 without any trouble, but the first
>> boot hangs on Starting PCMCIA services: modules I'm suspecting
>> that the built-in Lucent Win Modem is wrecking havoc, but don't have
>> a clue as to how to fix this. I'd appreciate any sug- gestions.
>> BTW, I'll try with slink tomorrow, but am not very optimistic that
>> that will solve the problem. Please reply directly as I don't
>> subscribe just yet, Haven't figured out how to split incoming mail
>> with Outlook Express ... doubt if I'll ever bother when Debian boots
>> OK. Thanks in advance,