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IDProjectCategoryView StatusLast Update
0000295AlmaLinux-9systemdpublic2023-04-16 09:44
Reporteriopen-al Assigned To 
Status newResolutionopen 
PlatformRaspberry Pi 3BOSAlmaLinuxOS Version9
Summary0000295: Boot process stalls with systemd waiting for more than one service to start
DescriptionUsing : AlmaLinux-9-RaspberryPi-9.0-20220615.aarch64.raw (checksum verified)
Booting has succeeded only once in more than 20 attempts (so far).
Well into the boot process, progress stalls with systemd reporting waiting for service(s) to start.
Services include "firewalld", "User Login Management", "D-Bus System Message Bus".

The one time that booting succeeded the poweroff sequence stalled with systemd reporting waiting for a service to stop.
Steps To ReproduceCopy the above image file onto a uSD card and try booting a Raspberry Pi 3B from it.
Additional InformationNo problem booting AL8 on the same hardware.

Resubmission (to project AL-9) of report whose 2nd attempt was inadvertantly submitted to project "AlmaLinux-8".
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2023-04-06 06:45

manager   ~0000850

It appears to be reproducible for me, too. I'm using AlmaLinux-9-RaspberryPi-9.1-20221116.aarch64.raw.xz.
Mine is Raspberry Pi 3B+ IIRC.


2023-04-06 06:46

manager   ~0000851

Here's the screenshot.


2023-04-06 06:50

manager   ~0000852

Failed to attach file. Here it is:


2023-04-07 10:21

manager   ~0000853

I need to blacklist brcmfmac kernel module. Hi, I wrote up how to modify RasPi images RasPi 3 capable.

See this:


2023-04-16 09:44

reporter   ~0000859

Have blacklisted brcmfmac on the SD card that preciptated our bug report, and booting from it now succeeds.

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2022-08-17 07:37 iopen-al New Issue
2023-04-06 06:45 metalefty Note Added: 0000850
2023-04-06 06:46 metalefty Note Added: 0000851
2023-04-06 06:50 metalefty Note Added: 0000852
2023-04-07 10:21 metalefty Note Added: 0000853
2023-04-16 09:44 iopen-al Note Added: 0000859