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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 <andrechalella@gmail.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


Invalidating stale software suspend images...

Pressing Ctrl+C when it's hanged does make it go.

Any thoughts?


Yiyong Lin


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