Re: Long boot delay with 2.6 on Tyan S2464 Dual Athlon

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Tue May 11 2004 - 19:09:51 EST

"Bill Rugolsky Jr." <brugolsky@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> When booting 2.6 on a Tyan S2464 dual Athlon, the kernel pauses
> for about two minutes before the first boot message appears.
> This does not occur with 2.4 kernels.
> The machine has a Matrox G450 AGP (which overrides the onboard ATI),
> a 3ware 7500 RAID controller, IDE on the motherboard, and 1GB of RAM.
> I've tried numerous option combinations in both the BIOS and the
> kernel: MPS 1.1/1.4, (no-)SMP, acpi=off, pci=noacpi, noapic, nolapic,
> nousb, etc.

Can you try adding earlyprintk=vga? That might help identify where it got

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