Latest LQ Deal: Linux Power User Bundle
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Mandriva
User Name
Mandriva This Forum is for the discussion of Mandriva (Mandrake) Linux.


  Search this Thread
Old 11-04-2006, 10:59 PM   #1
LQ Newbie
Registered: Dec 2005
Posts: 20

Rep: Reputation: 0
Unhappy 2007 freezes at boot-up on "Loading default keymap"

Hello, I tried installing Mandriva 2007 but it wont go past "Setting system clock" upon boot-up (thus, it's having problem on "Loading default keymap" since I already checked the clock thing is working).

However, if I change the default kernel to 2.6.12-12 (the Mandriva 2006 one), 2.6.13, etc. it works. But I do want the latest kernel, so please help.

I'm using a Japanese keyboard that hasnt caused me any problems so far, but it does have some "multimedia keys". Could this be the problem? I dont have a spare keyboard to test.
Old 11-06-2006, 01:46 AM   #2
Senior Member
Registered: Nov 2004
Distribution: Mandriva mostly, vector 5.1, tried many.Suse gone from HD because bad Novell/Zinblows agreement
Posts: 1,605

Rep: Reputation: 53
maybe boot as failsafe and see if you can change keyboard settings
with drakconf (it works in text mode)

maybe a question of recompiling the kernel
and changing whatever is missing or was added in the keyboard/language support.

I have little ideas here


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
"NTLDR not found" when trying to boot Linux (Mandriva PowerPack 2007) from NTLDR Xogede Linux - Newbie 9 10-07-2006 03:47 PM
Boot-up freezes at "hpssd" and "hpiod" diogobaeder Linux - Software 1 08-02-2006 07:51 PM
Need help with my "boot proccess"(FC5), Acer TravelMate 4602WLMi freezes bravo_elf Linux - Laptop and Netbook 2 04-14-2006 06:21 PM
The system "freezes"a few seconds after boot (Ubuntu 5.04 LiveCD) LinuxSeeker Ubuntu 5 12-07-2005 01:56 PM
boot process freezes at "Probing IDE interface ide0..." drowstar Mandriva 8 11-03-2004 01:43 AM > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Mandriva

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:16 PM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration