On Thu, 03 Dec 2009, Jochen Schulz wrote:
> > Now when I try to boot, I get the message "... update kernel or
> > disable CONFIG_SYSFS_DEPECATED...".
> This should be negligible.
It is not. It will likely hang the box during boot as stuff wait for udev
to create nodes that never show up.
I don't know if it will eventually timeout, but if it will, it will take a
> Yes, please try to be more precise about what happens before the boot
> process hangs. Did you try pressing Ctrl-c or Ctrl-d to abort the
For some reason or another, we don't always have SIGINT (^C) and SIGQUIT
(^\) working properly on the console during early boot (when using sysvinit,
I don't know about upstart). This is a long-standing issue, which I don't
have the time to track down. If anyone would like to do it, it would be
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