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bug #32636: gNewSense 2.x with Linux-libre 2.35.11 for yeeloong does not boot

Submitted by:  Adam Saunders <asaun>
Submitted on:  Tue 01 Mar 2011 02:51:13 PM UTC  
Category:  gNewSense 3 Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  mipsel Status:  Fixed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Closed

Fri 12 Jul 2013 07:54:23 PM UTC, comment #5:

I haven't encountered this problem with Parkes.

Sam Geeraerts <samgee>
Project Administrator
Wed 16 Mar 2011 06:42:40 PM UTC, comment #4:

Ah right, we never got around to replacing the artwork. :)

Sam Geeraerts <samgee>
Project Administrator
Tue 15 Mar 2011 11:04:04 PM UTC, comment #3:

My mistake. I assumed I was running gNewSense 2.x because the login screen on my yeeloong has the word "deltah" at the bottom right.

Adam Saunders <asaun>
Sat 12 Mar 2011 06:19:12 PM UTC, comment #2:

This doesn't make any sense. gNewSense 2.x doesn't run on the Yeeloong, only the metad version (the old gNewSense 3.0) does. Please clarify.

Sam Geeraerts <samgee>
Project Administrator
Sun 06 Mar 2011 03:28:59 AM UTC, comment #1:

Sorry I meant

Adam Saunders <asaun>
Tue 01 Mar 2011 02:51:13 PM UTC, original submission:

On attempting to boot from GRUB, the computer hangs on "Checking root filesystem" and fails to complete the check. I had to remove the battery to shut the computer off.

I have a similar problem with Linux-libre for yeeloong if it's running on AC power, but I avoid that by booting on battery power, which leads to a message like "On battery power, so skipping filesystem check".

Adam Saunders <asaun>


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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2013-07-12 samgee StatusNeed Info => Fixed
        Open/ClosedOpen => Closed
    2011-03-16 samgee CategorygNewSense 2 => gNewSense 3
    2011-03-12 samgee StatusNone => Need Info

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