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"Loading Linux" is about the last thing a bootloader says. Something is funny there.
If you think you have an acpi problem, try booting with acpi=off as a boot parameter. Watch out for cpu heat. Peersonally I don't think it will solve much. Then get us exact information - not what someone thinks, but exactly what the box says, even if you make no sense of it.
People, its nothing funny here. I've made this post when I was hurry, and couldn't be very very accurate. I'm saying the first message the Slackware says when booting the OS. In this message it freeze and make a continous beep.
Sorry, but I see the thread title now, and I want to write Caotic problem when upgrading to slackware Current.
When I go home I can be more accurate about this problem.
I seem to remember up-arrow & down-arrow as working. It's a _long_time_ since I used lilo. When it inevitably threw up 99 99 99.... or barfed on some other error, I used go to http://www.toms.net/rb
and download a floppy linux, boot off that, chroot into my / and rerun lilo after tarting up the config file.