Re: New Gentoo install on Intel Z68/i7-2600K system hangs afterVFS:Mounted root...

From: Mark Knecht
Date: Fri Jun 17 2011 - 15:02:07 EST

On Fri, Jun 17, 2011 at 11:54 AM, Paul Hartman <paul.hartman@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 17, 2011 at 1:29 PM, Mark Knecht <markknecht@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Â We ran memtest86 for an hour. Completed a couple of passes with no
>> errors. Will run more later but no obvious memory problems seen.
>> Â I installed 2.6.39-gentoo-r1. No change from 2.6.38-gentoo-r6.
>> Stops at the same place.
>> Â I tried 2.6.39-gentoo-r1 with no kernel options, and with all
>> combinations of nousb and acpi=off. All 4 attempts quit at the same
>> place.
> Check out this forum post, this person's bootup seems to stop in the
> same place as yours. He was able to fix it by booting off a liveCD and
> manually creating device nodes. Maybe it's nothing, but probably worth
> looking at just in case it might help.

Argh!! I remember a post like that on the Gentoo list. I'll check if
out and give it a try.

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