[LiveCD Trac] #1638: LiveCD fails, Hanging at "Starting init..."

LiveCD Trac trac at linuxfromscratch.org
Thu Mar 16 18:49:49 PST 2006


#1638: LiveCD fails, Hanging at "Starting init..."
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 Reporter:  Pete at drunkpian.org.uk  |        Owner:  jhuntwork at linuxfromscratch.org
     Type:  defect                 |       Status:  new                           
 Priority:  high                   |    Milestone:  6.2                           
Component:  CD                     |      Version:  x86-6.1.1-3                   
 Severity:  normal                 |   Resolution:                                
 Keywords:  init unionfs           |  
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Comment (by alexander at linuxfromscratch.org):

 hlenderk at bcpl.net says that he was able to extract the following oops from
 the kernel on a failing PC:

 {{{
 Oops: 0002 [#1]
 PREEEMPT SMP
 Modules linked in:
 CPU: 0
 EIP: 0060:[<00000003>] Not tainted VLI
 EFLAGS: 00010002 (2.6.11.12)
 EIP is at 0x3
 eax:00000001  ebx:c06e8900  ecx:00000000  edx:0000003e
 esi:c013b464  edi:00000000  epb:00000000  esp:c06f3f84
 ds:007b  es:007b  ss:0068
 Process swapper (pid: 0, threadinfo=c06f2000  task=c05a4ba0)
 Stack:
 00000000  c051fb10  00000a50  c06f3fb4  c06f3fb4  00000000  c074a140
 007ac007
 co105851  00000000  00039100  c010400a  00000000  c06f3fe8  c053c9b8
 00039100
 c074a140  007ac007  c053c9b8  0000007b  0000007b  ffffff00  c06f4141
 00000060
 Call Trace:
 [<c051fb10>] _spin_unlock_irqrestore+0x10/0x30
 [<c0105851>] do_IRQ+0x21/0x30
 [<c0104000>] common_interrupt+0x1a/0x20
 [<c06f4141>] check_hlt+0x21/0x30
 [<c06f4199>] check_bugs+0x19/0x40
 [<c06f48b0>] start_kernel+0x180/0x1c0
 Code: Bad EIP value
 }}}

 This suggests that booting with the following command line may be a
 workaround:

 linux noapic pci=noacpi nohlt

 If that doesn't help, add: mem=nopentium

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