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About almost every version of linux that I have tried to install or run on my computer always seems to freeze while scanning for USB devices during the boot process.I ...
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    Linux freezes when it is scanning for USB devices on my computer.


    About almost every version of linux that I have tried to install or run on my computer always seems to freeze while scanning for USB devices during the boot process.I tried redhat(fedora core 2 and 3),yopper,and many others.

    Any suggestions?

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    Hi,

    Do you have any usb devices plugged in while the computer is booting?
    If so, have you tried removing them?

    Good Luck.
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    Will I be able to plug the USB devices back in once the computer is finished with the boot process?

    Sorry for the late question I just got off work.

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    Ofcourse you will. What device is it, anyway?

    Hope your problem gets solved.
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    Hope your problem gets solved
    Still no luck.Instead of freezing during the USB scan if freezes after the hardware configuration.

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    That is really weird. Do you have Windows on your computer aswell? If so, does that boot properly? I'm really confused. Have you tried reinstalling?
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    I have had this problem before as well, with Knoppix. It seemed when I had my usb keyboard and PS/2 mouse plugged in it didn't work. But if I went with usb keyboard and usb mouse it was ok, or conversely if I ran PS/2 mouse and non-usb keyboard it was ok.
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    I have this exact problem, ill try to remove my usb mouse, but i think its my sata drive cause it shows in windows under usb stuff even though it's internal. Seems linux isn't that great with sata drives.

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