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Old 02-20-2006, 05:32 PM   #1
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"Via Padlock not detected" stops Fedora from booting


Hello all, I've been using Fedora Core 4 for a couple months now without problems, but I just ran into one. Last night Alsaplayer quit working out of the blue, and I couldn't shut it down. I turned off my computer for the night, and this morning it would boot.

After uncompressing the Kernel (Ok) I get the following messages:

Padlock: Via Padlock not detected

mknod: failed to create /dev/null/17
mknod: failed to create /dev/zero/17

and the computer hangs.

Is this fixable?
Thanks for any help,
Richie
 
Old 02-20-2006, 06:43 PM   #2
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A search for this phrase on Google says that this is some kind of in-processor encryption engine. I don't know exactly why your Linux thinks that it's supposed to be expecting such a thing ...
 
Old 02-21-2006, 09:53 PM   #3
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My motherboard is an Abit-IC7 Max 3 if this helps anyone help me

If not, I guess it may be time for a reinstall....
 
  


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