Re: [Re: OS Fails to Load]

From: Brad Tilley (
Date: Mon Jun 23 2003 - 17:29:13 EST

Yes, it's the monkeys crawling out of the drives ;)... I mean that it hangs at
that point in the loading process and does not go any further. For example,
once the machine arrives at 'Mounting Local Filesystems' it hangs (proceeds no
further) and requires a power cycle. Is that clear enough? wrote:
> >
> > Hello,
> >
> > 50% of the time when I boot RH Linux 9 (2.4.20-18.9) the OS fails to load.
> > failure usually occurs during a period of intense disk activity such as
> > 'finding module dependencies' or 'mounting local filesystems'. I can
> > this error with the most recent RH kernel and the kernel that the distro
> > originally shipped with and 2.4.21 from built using RH's
> > files. Usually after 4-5 power cycles, the OS loads OK and the machine
> > fine once it gets going.
> Fails?
> Monkeys flying out of the disk drive, an oops, ...?

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