[ltp] Re: Hang on boot...
Mon, 09 Jun 2014 17:11:52 -0700
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On 09/06/14 03:01 AM, David Love wrote:
> Apart from the fact that I cannot boot from the battery, even though it=
> a new one, my Thinkpad T60 has given good service until recently. Now,=
> booting is very spasmodic. =20
New Thinkpad battery or BIOS battery? The latter might be the issue.
> Sometimes it boots without a problem and other
> times it hangs on the initial distribution screen and refuses to comple=
> boot. And the gap is widening - more no boots than successful ones :-(=
> Today, to check whether it could be a fault in the distribution, I
> downloaded v2.0 of LinuxLite and then burnt it to a DVD. I tried it i=
> two desktops, and installed it on one, without any problems.
> However, when I try to boot from the DVD on the Thinkpad, it hangs on t=
> initial LinuxLite screen. I thought it might recover in time so left i=
> for an hour but it didn't go any further.
> I have ensured that the boot order is DVDCDRom -> HDD.
> Is anyone on the list able to suggest any tests I can carry out to
> determine what could be wrong, please?
The advice I heard most recently was running memtest and booting with
flags like noacpi and noapic.
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