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When I start my PC with Gentoo everything goes ok until it reaches

    INIT: Entering runlevel: 3
    ...
    Starting D-BUS system messagebus

It just stops booting here.

What might be wrong and how to fix it?

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That most probably mean dbus did not daemonize. Take a peek at /etc/init.d/dbus and figure out how to force dbus to daemonize.

Should look something like:

start-stop-daemon --start --pidfile /var/run/dbus.pid --exec /usr/bin/dbus-daemon -- --system
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