Kernel 2.6.20-14-generic faild to boot

Bug #106110 reported by Joseph Maillardet on 2007-04-13
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Bug Description

-> Fresh install of Ubuntu 7.04 beta
-> Upgrading to kernel 2.6.20-14
-> Failed to boot :
Boot start normally, Ubuntu logo is displayed, progress bar begin and stop at 3th step of 10. I was unable to find any debug tracing in log or recovery mode who failed again to boot ...

-> Reboot with 2.6.20-12 -ok-

System :
$ sudo lshw
casa
    description: Desktop Computer
    product: System Product Name
    vendor: System manufacturer
    version: System Version
    serial: none
    width: 32 bits
    capabilities: smbios-2.3 dmi-2.3
    configuration: boot=normal chassis=desktop uuid=6055AEEE-95FE-D511-B09D-0013D4AC7BC1
  *-core
       description: Motherboard
       product: P5GDC
       vendor: ASUSTeK Computer INC.
       physical id: 0
       version: Rev 1.xx
       serial: MB-1234567890
       slot: %
     *-firmware
          description: BIOS
          vendor: American Megatrends Inc.
          physical id: 0
          version: 1010.002 (06/17/2005)
          size: 64KB
          capacity: 448KB
          capabilities: isa pci pnp apm upgrade shadowing escd cdboot bootselect socketedrom edd int13floppy1200 int13floppy720 int13floppy2880 int5printscreen int9keyboard int14serial int17printer int10video acpi usb agp ls120boot zipboot biosbootspecification
     *-cpu
          description: CPU
          product: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.20GHz
          vendor: Intel Corp.
          physical id: 4
          bus info: cpu@0
          version: 15.4.3
          serial: 0000-0F43-0000-0000-0000-0000
          slot: Socket 775
          size: 3200MHz
          capacity: 3600MHz
          width: 64 bits
          clock: 200MHz
          capabilities: fpu fpu_exception wp vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush dts acpi mmx fxsr sse sse2 ss ht tm pbe x86-64 constant_tsc pni monitor ds_cpl est cid cx16 xtpr
          configuration: id=0
        *-cache:0
             description: L1 cache
             physical id: 5
             slot: L1-Cache
             size: 16KB
             capacity: 16KB
             capabilities: pipeline-burst internal varies data
        *-cache:1
             description: L2 cache
             physical id: 6
             slot: L2-Cache
             size: 2MB
             capacity: 2MB
             capabilities: pipeline-burst internal varies unified
        *-cache:2 DISABLED
             description: L3 cache
             physical id: 7
             slot: L3-Cache
             capabilities: internal
        *-logicalcpu:0
             description: Logical CPU
             physical id: 0.1
             width: 64 bits
             capabilities: logical
        *-logicalcpu:1
             description: Logical CPU
             physical id: 0.2
             width: 64 bits
             capabilities: logical
     *-memory
          description: System Memory
          physical id: 3f
          slot: System board or motherboard
          size: 1GB
        *-bank:0
             description: DIMM SDRAM Synchronous
             product: PartNum0
             vendor: Manufacturer0
             physical id: 0
             serial: SerNum0
             slot: DIMM0
             size: 512MB
             width: 64 bits
        *-bank:1
             description: DIMM [empty]
             product: PartNum1
             vendor: Manufacturer1
             physical id: 1
             serial: SerNum1
             slot: DIMM1
        *-bank:2
             description: DIMM [empty]
             product: PartNum2
             vendor: Manufacturer2
             physical id: 2
             serial: SerNum2
             slot: DIMM2
        *-bank:3
             description: DIMM SDRAM Synchronous
             product: PartNum3
             vendor: Manufacturer3
             physical id: 3
             serial: SerNum3
             slot: DIMM3
             size: 512MB
             width: 64 bits
        *-bank:4
             description: DIMM [empty]
             product: PartNum4
             vendor: Manufacturer4
             physical id: 4
             serial: SerNum4
             slot: DIMM4
        *-bank:5
             description: DIMM [empty]
             product: PartNum5
             vendor: Manufacturer5
             physical id: 5
             serial: SerNum5
             slot: DIMM5
     *-pci
          description: Host bridge
          product: 82915G/P/GV/GL/PL/910GL Memory Controller Hub
          vendor: Intel Corporation
          physical id: 100
          bus info: pci@00:00.0
          version: 04
          width: 32 bits
          clock: 33MHz
        *-pci:0
             description: PCI bridge
             product: 82915G/P/GV/GL/PL/910GL PCI Express Root Port
             vendor: Intel Corporation
             physical id: 1
             bus info: pci@00:01.0
             version: 04
             width: 32 bits
             clock: 33MHz
             capabilities: pci normal_decode bus_master cap_list
             configuration: driver=pcieport-driver
           *-display
                description: VGA compatible controller
                product: G70 [GeForce 7600 GT]
                vendor: nVidia Corporation
                physical id: 0
                bus info: pci@04:00.0
                version: a1
                size: 256MB
                width: 64 bits
                clock: 33MHz
                capabilities: vga bus_master cap_list
                configuration: driver=nvidia latency=0
                resources: iomemory:cf000000-cfffffff iomemory:d0000000-dfffffff iomemory:ce000000-ceffffff ioport:e800-e87f irq:16
        *-multimedia
             description: Audio device
             product: 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6 Family) High Definition Audio Controller
             vendor: Intel Corporation
             physical id: 1b
             bus info: pci@00:1b.0
             version: 03
             width: 64 bits
             clock: 33MHz
             capabilities: bus_master cap_list
             configuration: driver=HDA Intel latency=0
             resources: iomemory:cdcf4000-cdcf7fff irq:16
        *-pci:1
             description: PCI bridge
             product: 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6 Family) PCI Express Port 1
             vendor: Intel Corporation
             physical id: 1c
             bus info: pci@00:1c.0
             version: 03
             width: 32 bits
             clock: 33MHz
             capabilities: pci normal_decode bus_master cap_list
             configuration: driver=pcieport-driver
        *-pci:2
             description: PCI bridge
             product: 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6 Family) PCI Express Port 2
             vendor: Intel Corporation
             physical id: 1c.1
             bus info: pci@00:1c.1
             version: 03
             width: 32 bits
             clock: 33MHz
             capabilities: pci normal_decode bus_master cap_list
             configuration: driver=pcieport-driver
           *-network
                description: Ethernet interface
                product: 88E8053 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller
                vendor: Marvell Technology Group Ltd.
                physical id: 0
                bus info: pci@02:00.0
                logical name: eth0
                version: 15
                serial: 00:13:d4:ac:7b:c1
                size: 100MB/s
                capacity: 1GB/s
                width: 64 bits
                clock: 33MHz
                capabilities: bus_master cap_list ethernet physical tp 10bt 10bt-fd 100bt 100bt-fd 1000bt 1000bt-fd autonegotiation
                configuration: autonegotiation=on broadcast=yes driver=sky2 driverversion=1.10 duplex=full firmware=N/A ip=82.235.90.101 latency=0 link=yes multicast=yes port=twisted pair speed=100MB/s
                resources: iomemory:cdefc000-cdefffff ioport:c800-c8ff irq:17
        *-usb:0
             description: USB Controller
             product: 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6 Family) USB UHCI #1
             vendor: Intel Corporation
             physical id: 1d
             bus info: pci@00:1d.0
             version: 03
             width: 32 bits
             clock: 33MHz
             capabilities: uhci bus_master
             configuration: driver=uhci_hcd latency=0
             resources: ioport:7000-701f irq:18
           *-usbhost
                product: UHCI Host Controller
                vendor: Linux 2.6.20-12-generic uhci_hcd
                physical id: 1
                bus info: usb@1
                logical name: usb1
                version: 2.06
                capabilities: usb-1.10
                configuration: driver=hub maxpower=0mA slots=2 speed=12.0MB/s
        *-usb:1
             description: USB Controller
             product: 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6 Family) USB UHCI #2
             vendor: Intel Corporation
             physical id: 1d.1
             bus info: pci@00:1d.1
             version: 03
             width: 32 bits
             clock: 33MHz
             capabilities: uhci bus_master
             configuration: driver=uhci_hcd latency=0
             resources: ioport:7400-741f irq:19
           *-usbhost
                product: UHCI Host Controller
                vendor: Linux 2.6.20-12-generic uhci_hcd
                physical id: 1
                bus info: usb@2
                logical name: usb2
                version: 2.06
                capabilities: usb-1.10
                configuration: driver=hub maxpower=0mA slots=2 speed=12.0MB/s
              *-usb:0
                   description: Keyboard
                   product: Logitech USB Keyboard
                   vendor: Logitech
                   physical id: 1
                   bus info: usb@2:1
                   version: 15.00
                   capabilities: usb-1.10
                   configuration: driver=usbhid maxpower=100mA speed=1.5MB/s
              *-usb:1
                   description: Mouse
                   product: USB-PS/2 Optical Mouse
                   vendor: Logitech
                   physical id: 2
                   bus info: usb@2:2
                   version: 19.00
                   capabilities: usb-2.00
                   configuration: driver=usbhid maxpower=98mA speed=1.5MB/s
        *-usb:2
             description: USB Controller
             product: 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6 Family) USB UHCI #3
             vendor: Intel Corporation
             physical id: 1d.2
             bus info: pci@00:1d.2
             version: 03
             width: 32 bits
             clock: 33MHz
             capabilities: uhci bus_master
             configuration: driver=uhci_hcd latency=0
             resources: ioport:7800-781f irq:20
           *-usbhost
                product: UHCI Host Controller
                vendor: Linux 2.6.20-12-generic uhci_hcd
                physical id: 1
                bus info: usb@3
                logical name: usb3
                version: 2.06
                capabilities: usb-1.10
                configuration: driver=hub maxpower=0mA slots=2 speed=12.0MB/s
        *-usb:3
             description: USB Controller
             product: 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6 Family) USB UHCI #4
             vendor: Intel Corporation
             physical id: 1d.3
             bus info: pci@00:1d.3
             version: 03
             width: 32 bits
             clock: 33MHz
             capabilities: uhci bus_master
             configuration: driver=uhci_hcd latency=0
             resources: ioport:8000-801f irq:16
           *-usbhost
                product: UHCI Host Controller
                vendor: Linux 2.6.20-12-generic uhci_hcd
                physical id: 1
                bus info: usb@4
                logical name: usb4
                version: 2.06
                capabilities: usb-1.10
                configuration: driver=hub maxpower=0mA slots=2 speed=12.0MB/s
        *-usb:4
             description: USB Controller
             product: 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller
             vendor: Intel Corporation
             physical id: 1d.7
             bus info: pci@00:1d.7
             version: 03
             width: 32 bits
             clock: 33MHz
             capabilities: ehci bus_master cap_list
             configuration: driver=ehci_hcd latency=0
             resources: iomemory:cdcff800-cdcffbff irq:18
           *-usbhost
                product: EHCI Host Controller
                vendor: Linux 2.6.20-12-generic ehci_hcd
                physical id: 1
                bus info: usb@5
                logical name: usb5
                version: 2.06
                capabilities: usb-2.00
                configuration: driver=hub maxpower=0mA slots=8 speed=480.0MB/s
        *-pci:3
             description: PCI bridge
             product: 82801 PCI Bridge
             vendor: Intel Corporation
             physical id: 1e
             bus info: pci@00:1e.0
             version: d3
             width: 32 bits
             clock: 33MHz
             capabilities: pci subtractive_decode bus_master cap_list
           *-firewire
                description: FireWire (IEEE 1394)
                product: TSB43AB22/A IEEE-1394a-2000 Controller (PHY/Link)
                vendor: Texas Instruments
                physical id: 3
                bus info: pci@01:03.0
                version: 00
                width: 32 bits
                clock: 33MHz
                capabilities: ohci bus_master cap_list
                configuration: driver=ohci1394 latency=64 maxlatency=4 mingnt=2
                resources: iomemory:cdddf800-cdddffff iomemory:cddd8000-cdddbfff irq:21
           *-storage
                description: Mass storage controller
                product: IT/ITE8212 Dual channel ATA RAID controller (PCI version seems to be IT8212, embedded seems to be ITE8212)
                vendor: Integrated Technology Express, Inc.
                physical id: 4
                bus info: pci@01:04.0
                version: 13
                width: 32 bits
                clock: 66MHz
                capabilities: storage bus_master cap_list
                configuration: driver=ITE821x IDE latency=0 maxlatency=8 mingnt=8
                resources: ioport:b800-b807 ioport:b400-b403 ioport:b000-b007 ioport:a800-a803 ioport:a400-a40f irq:18
              *-ide:0
                   description: IDE Channel 0
                   physical id: 0
                   bus info: ide@0
                   logical name: ide0
                   clock: 66MHz
                 *-cdrom
                      description: IDE CD-ROM
                      product: ATAPI CD-ROM 52XMax
                      physical id: 0
                      bus info: ide@0.0
                      logical name: /dev/hda
                      version: VER C.01
                      capabilities: packet atapi cdrom removable nonmagnetic dma lba iordy audio
                      configuration: mode=udma2
                    *-disc
                         physical id: 0
                         logical name: /dev/hda
              *-ide:1
                   description: IDE Channel 1
                   physical id: 1
                   bus info: ide@1
                   logical name: ide1
                   clock: 66MHz
                 *-disk
                      description: ATA Disk
                      product: WDC WD400BB-00CLB0
                      vendor: Western Digital
                      physical id: 0
                      bus info: ide@1.0
                      logical name: /dev/hdc
                      version: 05.04E05
                      serial: WD-WMAAN1467897
                      size: 37GB
                      capacity: 37GB
                      capabilities: ata dma lba iordy smart security pm partitioned partitioned:dos
                      configuration: mode=udma5 smart=on
                    *-volume
                         description: Linux filesystem partition
                         physical id: 1
                         bus info: ide@1.0,1
                         logical name: /dev/hdc1
                         capacity: 37GB
                         capabilities: primary
        *-isa
             description: ISA bridge
             product: 82801FB/FR (ICH6/ICH6R) LPC Interface Bridge
             vendor: Intel Corporation
             physical id: 1f
             bus info: pci@00:1f.0
             version: 03
             width: 32 bits
             clock: 33MHz
             capabilities: isa bus_master
             configuration: latency=0
        *-ide:0
             description: IDE interface
             product: 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6 Family) IDE Controller
             vendor: Intel Corporation
             physical id: 1f.1
             bus info: pci@00:1f.1
             logical name: scsi0
             logical name: scsi1
             version: 03
             width: 32 bits
             clock: 33MHz
             capabilities: ide bus_master emulated scsi-host
             configuration: driver=ata_piix latency=0
             resources: ioport:1f0-1f7 ioport:3f4-3f3 ioport:170-177 ioport:374-373 ioport:ffa0-ffaf irq:20
           *-disk
                description: SCSI Disk
                product: Maxtor 6L160P0
                vendor: ATA
                physical id: 0.0.0
                bus info: scsi@0:0.0.0
                logical name: /dev/sda
                version: BAJ4
                serial: L31Y5L2G
                size: 152GB
                capabilities: partitioned partitioned:dos
                configuration: ansiversion=5
              *-volume:0
                   description: Linux filesystem partition
                   physical id: 1
                   bus info: scsi@0:0.0.0,1
                   logical name: /dev/sda1
                   capacity: 9538MB
                   capabilities: primary bootable
              *-volume:1
                   description: Linux swap / Solaris partition
                   physical id: 2
                   bus info: scsi@0:0.0.0,2
                   logical name: /dev/sda2
                   capacity: 1906MB
                   capabilities: primary nofs
              *-volume:2
                   description: Linux filesystem partition
                   physical id: 3
                   bus info: scsi@0:0.0.0,3
                   logical name: /dev/sda3
                   capacity: 141GB
                   capabilities: primary
        *-ide:1
             description: IDE interface
             product: 82801FR/FRW (ICH6R/ICH6RW) SATA Controller
             vendor: Intel Corporation
             physical id: 1f.2
             bus info: pci@00:1f.2
             logical name: scsi2
             logical name: scsi3
             version: 03
             width: 32 bits
             clock: 66MHz
             capabilities: ide bus_master cap_list scsi-host
             configuration: driver=ata_piix latency=0
             resources: ioport:9800-9807 ioport:9400-9403 ioport:9000-9007 ioport:8800-8803 ioport:8400-840f iomemory:cdcffc00-cdcfffff irq:19
        *-serial UNCLAIMED
             description: SMBus
             product: 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6 Family) SMBus Controller
             vendor: Intel Corporation
             physical id: 1f.3
             bus info: pci@00:1f.3
             version: 03
             width: 32 bits
             clock: 33MHz
             configuration: latency=0
             resources: ioport:400-41f

Thanks for idea.

tomcat (akocurko) wrote :

Just to confirm jokx's report, the latest kernel update, 2.6.20-14-generic, fails
to boot on my Toshiba Satellite laptop [A100-SK4 (PSAA8C-SK400E)]. After
the Ubuntu logo boot progress bar makes just the barest appearence _ a thin,
vertical, coloured stripe at its extreme left edge _ it sits there for at least a
couple of minutes before switching to this text screen:

======================================
BusyBox v1.1.3 (Debian 1:1.1.3-3ubuntu3) Builti-in shell (ash)
Enter 'help' for a list of built-in commands.

/bin/sh: can't access tty; job control turned off
(initramfs)
======================================

As with jokx's report, the previous kernel 2.6.20-12-generic works just fine.

Joseph Maillardet (jokx) wrote :

Upgrade to 2.6.20-15 two time ... two crash :-(

No one of the new uploaded kernel boot my pc ... last log on recovery mode talk about new hid device (my logitech mouse) ... some problem about naming root partition ? initramfs ?

need help

Joseph Maillardet (jokx) wrote :

Ok, followed bug #106063 thx ;)

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