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Old 02-20-2006, 04:03 AM   #1
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strange problem after kernel update


I have installed Fedora Core 3 in my machine.

When I upgraded the kernel a strange thing happened. At startup, when FC tells you "initializing hardware storage ", the system hangs not passing that step.

But the funny thing is suppose i install FC3 fresh with the updated kernel instead of the old kernel it works fine.

What could be the problem ?

The upgraded kernel version contains come patches and modules incorporated in it.

The bootloader is lilo in this machine

I tried upgrading the same kernel in a machine with grub bootloader. it worked fine...
Old 02-20-2006, 01:35 PM   #2
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Did you run lilo after the update?

As root before reboot type:
Old 02-20-2006, 01:47 PM   #3
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You only need to run lilo if you're using the LILO boot loader -- Fedora Core uses GRUB by default.

To the OP, try going into the grub console on boot and removing the rhgb and quiet arguments to the kernel. This will give you a more verbose boot. maybe you can see what's going wrong.
Old 02-21-2006, 03:47 AM   #4
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Yah I missed out running lilo after updating the kernel

Thanks. I dont know how i missed that. anyway its working fine now ...


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