Max had no problems when we started giving him solids. We began with sweet potatoes (after the boring rice cereal). Not long after he mastered the sweet potatoes we wanted to begin some other foods. However, Max is already a picky eater and does not enjoy anything except his dear sweet potatoes.
Here he is enjoying his sweet potatoes:
Here he is trying pear (warning... he does barf at the end of this video - I just didn't want to edit it. I'm lazy)