I wanted to upgrade the Linux kernel on my Debian wheezy (stable) on Thinkpad T60. I installed
linux-image-3.2.0-0.bpo.4-686-pae, version 3.2.41-2~bpo60+1. The problem is it hangs during boot, just after
Cleaning ifupdown.... with
BUG: soft lockup - CPU#1 stuck for 23s
Is there anything I can do about it, or is it a kernel bug? I've never experienced this problem with older 2.6.x kernels.