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Re: [SLE] Huge boot delay with 9.1
  • From: Vince Littler <suse@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 15 May 2004 19:53:49 +0100
  • Message-id: <200405151953.49844@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Saturday 15 May 2004 4:03 pm, peter Nikolic wrote:
> On Thursday 13 May 2004 20:11, Vince Littler wrote:
> > Can anyone throw any light on this?
> >
> > 9.0 boots normally, with 2.4.21-215-athlon. However 9.1, newly
> > installed to a spare partition, loads via GRUB and hangs for
> > exactly 2 minutes as far as I can tell, before proceeding to
> > boot quite normally. This hang also affects the DVD boot
> > process, I believe.
> >
> > If I use the default Linux entry in GRUB, installed by 9.1, the
> > screen goes blank, for the 2 minutes before the spalsh screen
> > is loaded. On failsafe boot, it halts with the following
> > showing on screen:
> >
> >
> > kernel (hd0,4)/vmlinuz root=/dev/sdb7 ide=nodma apm=off
> > acpi-off vga=normal no resume nosmp noapic maxcpus=0 3
> > [Linux-bzImage, setup=0x1400, size-0x16538f]
> > initrd (hd0,4)/initrd
> > [Linux-initrd@0xdeb0000, 0x13f1d8 bytes]
> >
> >
> > Google does not offer much useful.
> >
> > Hardware is TYAN s2460, with single athlon 1500MP and 512MByte,
> > Matrox G450DH and Adaptec 29160 adapter
> >
> > Ideas?
> >
> >
> > Thanks
> >
> > Vince Littler
>
> This sounds like boot sequence to me have you checked your bios
> settings since the install of 9.1
>
> Not had chance to try 9.1 yet next week maybe now .
>
> Pete

You are in the right sort of area. I have poked at all kinds of settings in
the BIOS. Makes no difference. 9.0 continues to boot normally, 9.1 obstinates
for 2 minutes. If I had some sort of clue, I would poke at the BIOS
intelligently...



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