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Re: [vox-tech] boot problems



I am using grub, not LILO.

-- Andy

On Fri, Sep 27, 2002 at 11:07:35AM -0700, Rick Moen wrote:
> Quoting andy wergedal (awerg@yahoo.com):
> 
> > I have a problem booting my laptop. I put it into suspend
> > mode last night. It did not suspend but just powered off.
> > Now it hangs when it boots.
> > 
> > Laptop: Dell Latitude D300XT
> > OS: KRUD 7.3 (Redhat 7.3 with all the security updates)
> > 
> > Here is the text displayed 
> > 
> > starting PCMCIA: Yenta IRQ list 0618 PCI irq11
> > socket status 30000010
> > Yenta IRQ list 0618, PCI irq11
> > socket status 30000006
> > _
> > 
> > I need to recover my home directory.
> 
> I think KRUD, being an RH-variant, has some key you can press during
> startup to do interactive startup of services, saying yes or no 
> to each one.  Since I gather from the above that the machine is hanging
> when trying to start PCMCIA service, you can thus avoid starting just
> that one service.
> 
> If that approach doesn't seem to work, start up into single-user mode
> at your boot prompt, e.g., at a LILO prompt type "linux single".
> 
> In either case, you'll at least be able to get the system up, to do
> further diagnosis or get a copy of your files.
> 
> -- 
> Cheers,                            "I'd say it's latke-esque.  Sort of like 
> Rick Moen                           Kafka-esque, only less depressing."      
> rick@linuxmafia.com                                 -- Deirdre Saoirse Moen
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