[ltp] Problem booting with Fedora Core 1

Dan Sawyer linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Sun, 16 Nov 2003 14:16:39 -0800

This may only be a partial answer; on my 600x if I configure pcmcia as 
part of the kernel my system works just fine. If I configure is as a 
module it does not work.

You may have to recompile your kernel to move pcmcia from a module to 
compiled with the kernel.


hollan@cogsci.ucsd.edu wrote:

>I have Fedora Core 1 installed on a T40p. Install went extremely easily and
>everything (resume, X, etc.) worked for a day. I then had the machine hang
>during boot. It hangs just after starting pcmcia (I imagine it is starting
>cardmgr). Just after starting pcmcia I get a message about Socket status and
>Yenta IRQ list and then it just hangs. It doesn't appear to be a hardware
>problem since I can boot XP fine.
>I also am having difficulty going into interactive mode during boot. I type
>"I" and get into interactive mode about one time in 10. When I do and then
>don't start pcmcia the machine boots fine. I can then start pcmcia and
>everything works.
>For the interim I have turned off pcmcia with chkconfig and am just staring
>pcmcia after boot (I am using an orinoco wireless card. I haven't yet
>attempted to install software for the internal wireless.)
>I have two questions:
>  1. Has anyone else had this booting problem?
>  2. How does one get into interactive boot reliably during the boot sequence?
>Thanks in advance and for all of the useful info on this list.
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