[OpenIndiana-discuss] OI stopped booting after 151a6 update.

Richard PALO richard.palo at baou.fr
Fri Sep 7 12:23:53 UTC 2012

It's possibly the same as a couple of us have suffered: 

Le 07/09/12 14:20, Dmitry Kozhinov a écrit :
> Thank you, Andrey, for pointing me into right direction.
> Now I have figured out that it does not hang, but stops at console login
> prompt. GUI not loads for some reason. Graphics card is ATI Radeon 9600.
> How do I inspect a boot log (if any)?
> Maybe the reason of the glitch is that online updates not always go
> smoothly, especially when there was many incremental updates already for
> given system. I remember that I already had similar problem, and fresh
> install did resolve it (cannot remember OSol or OI). Maybe I will
> reinstall the whole system at next week. Though it is a production
> server, there is not much to configure. Apache, vsftpd, and content
> files. Downtime is not critical.
> Though reinstall may help, it would be useful to find out what went wrong.
> On 07.09.2012 1:03, Andrey Sokolov wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Where does OI hang? Use -v option for kernel and boot without progress
>> bar
>> 2012/9/6 Dmitry Kozhinov <dima at desktopfay.com>
>>> Hi all,
>>> I have a quite old machine running OI: ASUS A7N8X-X motherboard,
>>> Athlon XP
>>> 1150Mhz CPU, 1GB RAM. Everything worked fine until the 151a6 update. Now
>>> the boot process hangs (progress bar is moving, no HDD activity,
>>> nothing).
>>> Previous 151a5 BE boots fine.
>>> Any advices appreciated.
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