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Old 02-23-2014, 10:52 PM   #16
shachter
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I hope someone is still subscribed to this old thread, because I have the exact same
problem with my HP ProLiant -- it hangs when booting a Linux installation disk, right
after emitting the message "starting udev...". I have tried all the kernel arguments
proposed in this thread -- clocksource=acpi_pm acpi=off udevtimeout=3 -- and none has
helped. What to do? Note that the install CD is immutable, so I need something along
the lines of a kernel argument. The only current operating systems that I have successfully
installed on this computer are ReactOS (which is flaky) and FreeBSD (Solaris 11, Haiku,
and Plan 9 all fail to detect the disk, a different, albeit equally frustrating, problem).
As for Linux, I am currently running Debian 4.0, hardly a satisfactory solution. Anything
outside of a narrow range of ancient Linux distributions either fails to detect the disk,
or fails to boot. It is curious that when this thread first appeared, Hewlett-Packard --
who presumably cares whether their computers are usable -- failed to jump in immediately
with a solution, but they did not. Thank you in advance for any and all replies.

Jay F. Shachter
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