Re: Udev idling on startup
It looks like some of our hardware is not recognised at boot time.
similar to my external hard drive, sometimes, it just hangs there until i unplug my hard drive, then it works fine.
2008/12/22 André Neves <email@example.com>
For several months now I've had my laptop boot delayed because udev likes to hang for 30 seconds after its execution on startup. I have a Dell Vostro 1500 laptop and am currently using Lenny.
My rcS.d is:
... others ...
The "critical" part startup goes like this:
[ 9.437162] ACPI: PCI Interrupt 0000:00:1f.3[B] -> GSI 17 (level, low) -> IRQ 17
[ 9.466025] ACPI: Video Device [VID2] (multi-head: yes rom: no post: no)
[ 9.517276] input: PC Speaker as /class/input/input9
[ 9.726175] ACPI: PCI Interrupt 0000:00:1b.0[A] -> GSI 21 (level, low) -> IRQ 21
[ 9.732487] PCI: Setting latency timer of device 0000:00:1b.0 to 64
[ 9.853371] b43-phy0: Broadcom 4311 WLAN found
[ 9.921371] phy0: Selected rate control algorithm 'pid'
[ 10.096229] Broadcom 43xx driver loaded [ Features: PMLR, Firmware-ID: FW13 ]
[ 10.099699] udev: renamed network interface wmaster0 to eth2
[ 10.267144] Synaptics Touchpad, model: 1, fw: 6.3, id: 0x1a0b1, caps: 0xa04793/0x300000
[ 10.267144] serio: Synaptics pass-through port at isa0060/serio1/input0
[ 10.305299] input: SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad as /class/input/input10
HANGS FOR ~30s
Invalidating stale software suspend images...
Pressing Ctrl+C when it's hanged does make it go.
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