Sporadic system freezes when booting SLES 11 into runlevel 5
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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11
It is not possible to ping the system. A "black screen" is usually seen on the console, and the system doesn't respond to any commands.
If the server is booted to runlevel 3 then the problem does not occur.
The problem usually occurs only once in 30 boots.
The problem has been noticed on (but is not limited to) Intel-based ProLiant G6 servers.
Novell has worked with HP in getting this problem resolved. Customers affected by this issue are advised to contact Novell Technical Services in order to get a fix for the issue.
The issue may be resolved in a future SLES 11 maintenance kernel.
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- Document ID:7005885
- Creation Date:03-MAY-10
- Modified Date:27-APR-12
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