Recent 6-beta issue: high delay when loading kernel on thinkpad
noackjr at alumni.rice.edu
Tue Aug 30 19:49:53 GMT 2005
On 08/30/05 12:06, Martin Cracauer wrote:
> I cannot nail down when exactly this issue was introduced but I think
> it was recently. I remember to boot this laptop fine when on battery
> during summer.
> Recent 6-betas make my thinkpad R40 wait for 80 seconds when loading
> the kernel (after announcing kernel version but before probing
> devices), when it is on battery power. On A/C the delay is normal.
> This is a boot -v screenshot photo of the stage where it is hanging:
> As you can see, -v doesn't give a clue what it is doing. It is
> hanging there doing nothing before reloading the kernel modules.
> dmesg, acpi stats, kernel config etc is all on:
> I just updated these files to be from a -v boot when on A/C.
> Any idea what this can be caused by? Any additional tests or info I
> can provide?
I have seen similar boot delays on a Compaq DL360 (G1?) server I have.
Also, I have a dual P3 machine that no longer reboots after a "shutdown
-r now"; it just hangs after printing "Shutting down ACPI". I think
there may be some edge cases with ACPI but have no direct evidence.
Here's my message:
Jonathan Noack | noackjr at alumni.rice.edu | OpenPGP: 0x991D8195
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