Dell M805 root filesystem times out during boot

Bug #482327 reported by Ronald McCollam on 2009-11-13
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linux (Ubuntu)
Medium
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Bug Description

When booting the default 2.6.31-14-generic kernel, this system times out while looking for the root filesystem. Several seconds later the root filesystem (/dev/sda1) becomes available.

Booting with 'rootdelay=60' fixes this problem and allows the system to boot normally.

ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ uname -a
Linux ubuntu 2.6.31-14-generic #48-Ubuntu SMP Fri Oct 16 14:05:01 UTC 2009 x86_64 GNU/Linux

Ronald McCollam (fader) wrote :
Ronald McCollam (fader) wrote :
Ronald McCollam (fader) wrote :
Ronald McCollam (fader) wrote :

Thanks Ronald. As mentioned on IRC, we've seen this happening on a few Dell systems. I'll paste the other related bugs below:

https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/475028
https://bugs.edge.launchpad.net/bugs/302644

Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Triaged
Ronald McCollam (fader) wrote :
tags: added: pcert
Andy Whitcroft (apw) on 2009-11-30
tags: added: kernel-series-unknown
tags: added: karmic
removed: kernel-series-unknown
Seth Forshee (sforshee) wrote :

Karmic is no longer supported. If this bug persists in newer version please file a new bug.

Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Won't Fix

This bug was filed against a series that is no longer supported and so is being marked as Won't Fix. If this issue still exists in a supported series, please file a new bug.

This change has been made by an automated script, maintained by the Ubuntu Kernel Team.

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