2016-08-01 09:58:21 -0500 received badge ● Self-Learner (source) 2016-08-01 09:58:21 -0500 received badge ● Teacher (source) 2016-08-01 09:57:58 -0500 received badge ● Nice Question (source) 2016-08-01 09:57:42 -0500 received badge ● Nice Question (source) 2014-04-11 16:55:08 -0500 received badge ● Famous Question (source) 2014-01-18 20:18:53 -0500 received badge ● Notable Question (source) 2014-01-06 21:31:36 -0500 received badge ● Famous Question (source) 2014-01-06 15:39:06 -0500 commented answer USB Devices Not Recognized - Strange Side Effects Okay, I can't post links: check marcindulak's comment above for the link to the dupe if you want, for some reason. 2014-01-06 15:37:28 -0500 answered a question USB Devices Not Recognized - Strange Side Effects Firstly, I apologize for the duplicate question https://ask.fedoraproject.org/question/37748/usb-devices-not-recognized-strange-side-effects/ (here). But the problem has been solved with lucky voodoo magic: A complete reinstall (for a fourth time) fixed the problem; same edition, same MD5, etc. Whatever the issue was, it's gone now. Because the checksum is and was the same across all repeated downloads, this must have been either a problem with my hardware (maybe the USB install drive), or a software bug. What precisely the problem was, escapes me, but it is no longer relevant. As such, if anyone has the same problem, I suggest you simply re-download the disk image, verify it, and burn the drive again. Thanks. 2014-01-02 08:30:33 -0500 received badge ● Notable Question (source) 2014-01-02 06:10:21 -0500 received badge ● Popular Question (source) 2013-12-28 13:33:20 -0500 received badge ● Popular Question (source) 2013-12-27 18:57:57 -0500 received badge ● Student (source) 2013-12-26 17:42:29 -0500 asked a question dracut Warning: Cannot finalize remaining file systems and devices, giving up. Hi. I've just installed Fedora 20 onto my HP Pavilion G6 laptop, and everything was working well, for a little while. Since I use the machine essentially as a second desktop, It's got a full compliment of accessories to go with it - a mouse, a keyboard, a hard drive, all of which are USB devices. Upon initial install, all of the devices were working as expected. When I restarted the computer, it hung on the final line of output "Rebooting.", which looks something like this: [ OK ] Failed unmounting /home [ OK ] Failed unmounting /boot [ OK ] Failed unmounting temporary directory [ OK ] Reached target Unmount All Filesystems [ OK ] Stopped target Local File Systems (Pre). Stopping Remount Root and Kernel File Systems... [ OK ] Stopped Remount Root and Kernel File Systems. Stopping Replay Read-Ahead Data... [ OK ] Stopped Replay Read-Ahead Data. Stopping Collect Read-Ahead Data... [ OK ] Stopped Collect Read-Ahead Data. [ OK ] Started Show Plymouth Reboot Screen. [ OK ] Started Restore /run/initramfs. [ OK ] Reached Target Shutdown. Cannot finalize remaining file systems and devices, giving up. # Hah, right! dracut Warning: Killing all remaining processes dracut Warning: Cannot mount /oldroot dracut Warning: Blocking umount of /oldroot [487] /usr/lib/systemd/systemd-udevd dracut Warning: lrwxrwxrwx. 1 root 0 0 Dec 23 21:03 /proc/487/exe -> /oldroot/usr/lib/systemd-udevd dracut Warning: total 0 dracut Warning: lrwx-------. 1 root 0 64 Dec 23 21:03 0 -> /oldsys/dev/null dracut Warning: lrwx-------. 1 root 0 64 Dec 23 21:03 1 -> /oldsys/dev/null dracut Warning: lrwx-------. 1 root 0 64 Dec 23 21:03 10 -> socket:[11580] dracut Warning: lrwx-------. 1 root 0 64 Dec 23 21:03 11 -> /oldroot/etc/udevd/hwdb.bin dracut Warning: lrwx-------. 1 root 0 64 Dec 23 21:03 13 -> socket:[11513] dracut Warning: lrwx-------. 1 root 0 64 Dec 23 21:03 2 -> /oldsys/dev/null dracut Warning: lrwx-------. 1 root 0 64 Dec 23 21:03 3 -> anon_inode:[signal15] dracut Warning: lrwx-------. 1 root 0 64 Dec 23 21:03 4 -> /oldsys/dev/null dracut Warning: lrwx-------. 1 root 0 64 Dec 23 21:03 5 -> socket:[11520] dracut Warning: lrwx-------. 1 root 0 64 Dec 23 21:03 6 -> socket:[11518] dracut Warning: lrwx-------. 1 root 0 64 Dec 23 21:03 7 -> /oldsys/dev/null Rebooting.  This is transcribed as accurately as possible - I took (blurry) pictures. Similarly, powering off the computer, with both GUI and CLI, provided extremely similar errors. When I am forced to kill power to turn off my computer, I boot without issue (or so I believe) and none of the USB devices work. If I have booted with a device plugged in, powering off gives me error output to reflect this - similar to what is posted above. This happens every time the computer is booted/rebooted/powered-down with a USB peripheral - there is nothing in dmesg to indicate a USB is detected, yet the dracut warnings signal the device IDs that are assigned to the ports when everything is working correctly (Before ... 2013-12-26 13:48:07 -0500 asked a question USB Devices Not Recognized - Strange Side Effects Hi. I've just installed Fedora 20 onto my HP Pavilion G6 laptop, and everything was working well, for a little while. Since I use the machine essentially as a second desktop, It's got a full compliment of accessories to go with it - a mouse, a keyboard, a hard drive, all of which are USB devices. Upon initial install, all of the devices were working as expected. When I restarted the computer, it hung on the final line of output "Rebooting.", which looks something like this: [ OK ] Failed unmounting /home [ OK ] Failed unmounting /boot [ OK ] Failed unmounting temporary directory [ OK ] Reached target Unmount All Filesystems [ OK ] Stopped target Local File Systems (Pre). Stopping Remount Root and Kernel File Systems... [ OK ] Stopped Remount Root and Kernel File Systems. Stopping Replay Read-Ahead Data... [ OK ] Stopped Replay Read-Ahead Data. Stopping Collect Read-Ahead Data... [ OK ] Stopped Collect Read-Ahead Data. [ OK ] Started Show Plymouth Reboot Screen. [ OK ] Started Restore /run/initramfs. [ OK ] Reached Target Shutdown. Cannot finalize remaining file systems and devices, giving up. # Hah, right! dracut Warning: Killing all remaining processes dracut Warning: Cannot mount /oldroot dracut Warning: Blocking umount of /oldroot [487] /usr/lib/systemd/systemd-udevd dracut Warning: lrwxrwxrwx. 1 root 0 0 Dec 23 21:03 /proc/487/exe -> /oldroot/usr/lib/systemd-udevd dracut Warning: total 0 dracut Warning: lrwx-------. 1 root 0 64 Dec 23 21:03 0 -> /oldsys/dev/null dracut Warning: lrwx-------. 1 root 0 64 Dec 23 21:03 1 -> /oldsys/dev/null dracut Warning: lrwx-------. 1 root 0 64 Dec 23 21:03 10 -> socket:[11580] dracut Warning: lrwx-------. 1 root 0 64 Dec 23 21:03 11 -> /oldroot/etc/udevd/hwdb.bin dracut Warning: lrwx-------. 1 root 0 64 Dec 23 21:03 13 -> socket:[11513] dracut Warning: lrwx-------. 1 root 0 64 Dec 23 21:03 2 -> /oldsys/dev/null dracut Warning: lrwx-------. 1 root 0 64 Dec 23 21:03 3 -> anon_inode:[signal15] dracut Warning: lrwx-------. 1 root 0 64 Dec 23 21:03 4 -> /oldsys/dev/null dracut Warning: lrwx-------. 1 root 0 64 Dec 23 21:03 5 -> socket:[11520] dracut Warning: lrwx-------. 1 root 0 64 Dec 23 21:03 6 -> socket:[11518] dracut Warning: lrwx-------. 1 root 0 64 Dec 23 21:03 7 -> /oldsys/dev/null Rebooting.  This is transcribed as accurately as possible - I took (blurry) pictures. Similarly, powering off the computer, with both GUI and CLI, provided extremely similar errors. When I am forced to kill power to turn off my computer, I boot without issue (or so I believe) and none of the USB devices work. If I have booted with a device plugged in, powering off gives me error output to reflect this - similar to what is posted above. This happens every time the computer is booted/rebooted/powered-down with a USB peripheral - there is nothing in dmesg to indicate a USB is detected, yet the dracut warnings signal the device IDs that are assigned to the ports when everything is working correctly (Before ...