Re: [2.6.23-rc8-mm2] System hangs (loops?) during boot

From: Frans Pop
Date: Fri Sep 28 2007 - 20:32:59 EST

On Friday 28 September 2007, Frans Pop wrote:
> My Toshiba Satellite A40 (i386, P4 Mobile) hangs during boot after:
> Marking TSC unstable due to: possible TSC halt in C2.
> Time: acpi_pm clocksource has been installed.

A few new boot attempts show the problem is more likely at:
Probing IDE interface ide0...

> It may not actually hang, but rather end up in a loop as after some time
> the fan goes wild.

Unfortunately I have no serial port and this seems too early for netconsole,
so cannot catch a boot log.

> Any suggestions where to look before I do a bisect?
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