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    SubjectRe: Boot problems with - cannot smoothly boot on battery
    On Monday 18 May 2009, Chris Howie wrote:
    > Folks:
    > I've been running for some time and reported an issue to this
    > mailing list a while ago about the boot process. I believe I have now
    > nailed down the one factor that determines whether I see this issue.
    > The problem arises only when booting or halting my laptop when there
    > is no power plugged in, e.g. the system is running on battery.
    > Sometime after init begins starting services I must hold down a key on
    > the keyboard to convince it to continue booting, otherwise it just
    > hangs. If the system is running on AC then it boots fine. This same
    > problem repeats itself during the halt process if running on battery.
    > This also happens when resuming a suspend-to-disk image, after loading
    > the data from the hard drive, but before control is returned to
    > userspace. The keyboard has no effect on this hang, presumably
    > because the kernel is not listening to the keyboard at this point.
    > When this happens the only solution is to hold the power button and
    > boot normally instead.
    > An issue like this is a serious usability problem for me. I am
    > neither a kernel developer nor hacker, my coding skills applying
    > mostly to userspace applications. If there is anything you need from
    > me to help diagnose this problem please let me know.
    > I am not subscribed so please CC me on replies.

    Let's try to make your report a bit more visible (some CCs added).


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