I think I should get this out in the open before Kernel 2.6.42 gets out. The text was written already half a year ago and never really got a finishing touch but some parts of it might be useful out there in solving some problems and hickups during bootup.
After having some trouble with Kernel 2.6.36 and video playback I turned to examine the bootup messages more closely. The problem, frequent crashes during video playback in X, went away as soon as I was using Kernel 2.6.37 but I thought it can’t hurt to examine the error messages during bootup a little closer. So I checked the messages from the init scripts and the output of X a little bit closer. Weiterlesen