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

Milan Jurik milan.jurik at xylab.cz
Thu Sep 13 14:40:28 UTC 2012


it would be nice if people affected by this are active on that issue. 
Currently I have only one reporting person who wrote that the problem 
seems to be visible only in case that hald is daemonized. Ongoing 
investigation. I cannot reproduce it on my system (yet).

Best regards,


On 13.09.2012 13:55, Dmitry Kozhinov wrote:
> Yes, it's the same. Production server affected... I am stick to 151a5
> for a while.
> On 07.09.2012 18:23, Richard PALO wrote:
>> It's possibly the same as a couple of us have suffered: 
>> https://www.illumos.org/issues/3150
>> 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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