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Re: [SLUG] System boot hanging at "Running local boot scripts (/etc/rc.local)
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] System boot hanging at "Running local boot scripts (/etc/rc.local)
- From: Penedo <penedo@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sat, 18 Nov 2006 20:40:11 +1100
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On 18/11/06, John <johnhedge@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
As the subject says my system hangs at this point. /etc/rc.local only has
"exit 0" in it.
I can ssh into the machine, thankfully, but what can I do to stop it
at this point, please?
If you can ssh into the machine then it means that the sshd daemon was
Which brings the question of "what do you define as "hung"?
Maybe all that happens is that you don't get a login prompt. Have you tried
other virtual consoles (ALT-F<n>)? When you ssh into the machine - can you
see getty or X server processes? What other processes do you see and what do
you find in the log files (/var/log/...)?
And BTW - what distro is it? What hardware and what did you change just
before it started "hanging"?
Just a few things to check...