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Re: FCT3 - Hangs when installing from CD



On Wed, 2004-05-05 at 12:00, misteer landos wrote:
> I had this same problem, on an Asus P4C800 and Fedora
> Core 1, (the CD wouldn't boot).
> 
> I had been using FC1 with no problems till I upgraded
> the bios to version 1014. The only way I could find to
> solve it was to patch the bios back to version 1011.
> At the time I did that, version 1014 was the latest
> one, so I can't tell whether versions 1015 or 1016
> will work. Also, whether this is a bios fault or a
> kernel one... I have no clue.
> 
> Hope this solves it for you ;)
> 

Hmm, Well I started out with bios version 1010 and then upgraded to 1016
and still had the problem. 


> 
> >I'm also seeing the problem Eric describes, (same
> MB), >but not only did
> >FC1 work, FC2T2 worked as well. So something recent
> >must have broken.
> >
> >Is there extra info I can send to help track down the
> >problem ?
> >
> >>Eric Beyer said:
> >>attempted to install
> >> it for the last couple of hours but haven't had any
> luck so far. I am
> >> running into an issue where it is hanging right
> after the message
> >> "Uncompressing Linux... ok, booting the kernel".
> >From there on out the
> >> cursor just flashes on the left side of the screen
> and my system is hung,
> >> it requires a hard reset to reboot.
> >>
> >> My configuration is as follows:
> >> ASUS P4P800 Motherboard
> >> P4 2.6GHz (HyperThreading Enabled)
> >> 512 MB PC2700 RAM
> >> 120 GB SATA drive (set as first drive)
> >> 40 GB ATA/100 (PATA)
> >> Plextor 8/4/32 CDRW (master on secondary)
> >> Pioneer DVD ROM (slave)
> >
> >
> >P.S Sorry for the top post.
> > 
> >-- 
> >John Pullan <jmp tarantella com>
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
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