Boot hangs at UDEV

Ric Moore wayward4now at
Sun Nov 11 06:01:34 UTC 2007

On Fri, 2007-11-09 at 09:19 +0100, Roger Grosswiler wrote:
> After having installed F8 last night, i finally got my reboot ;)
> surprise, surprise, everything booting, grub coming up, nash and so on, LVM recognizing
> partitions, next step would be starting UDEV...
> waiting, drinking coffee, no UDEV, waiting one hour patiently...still waiting.
> Finally i gave up last night.
> What can this be? Is this know?
> I use F8 on a HP Notebook XT1000, which was no problem with F7. Where do i have to
> search? Or is this a known issue?

Last time that happened to me was during an upgrade from FC5 to FC6. It
would just hang on udev for about 15-20 minutes, then it would crank up.
I copied everything over to another drive that I could, that I wanted to
keep, and freshly installed FC6. Nary a burp in the barrel. I have not
updated an install ever since. :) Ric

My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.
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