On 12.03.2018 04:36, John ff wrote:
I have an old Atom N450 CPU based NetBook right next to me, running 'jessie' with "3.16.0-5-amd64" kernel.
It was upgraded continuously from "Squeeze" without any issues.
I suggest you to boot with "single" and "debug" kernel parameters, with "quiet" parameter removed and look into log output.
Hopefully that would help to find out where exactly it stops booting process.
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