[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]

Re: Fedora 10 x86_64 install issues, bugzilla?



On Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 10:10:13AM -0700, stan wrote:
> Paul W. Frields wrote:
>> On Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 09:48:39AM -0700, stan wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>
>>
>>> Second was that when I went to custom configuration for the disks, 
>>> there was no format option for ext4.  The partitions I used were 
>>> already formatted as ext3, and I reformatted them as that and the 
>>> install went fine.  I was disappointed as I wanted to use the new 
>>> filesystem.  I will hold off on making the new install comfortable 
>>> until this is definitely  ruled out.
>>
>> I believe there's a boot-time option for this you have to pass to the
>> installer.  Have you checked the F10 release notes?  I think it's in
>> there. Yup:
>>
>> http://docs.fedoraproject.org/release-notes/f10/en_US/Power_Users_Get_What_Features_and_Fixes.html#sn-EXT4
>
> I don't recall anywhere to enter any boot parameters.  After the boot 
> load started from the DVD, I don't think it stopped for input until it 
> hit the test/skip option.  There was a flash of a fraction of a second of 
> a screen that had some F-keys at the bottom, I think I saw F4, but that 
> was all. Maybe there is a timeout issue?  I'll install again a few times 
> to check out the problem.

My apologies Stan, I forgot to mention that you need to hold down a
key during boot -- most people use Ctrl -- to get the screen where you
can enter parameters.  (That's in the release notes too, but
regardless...)

-- 
Paul W. Frields                                http://paul.frields.org/
  gpg fingerprint: 3DA6 A0AC 6D58 FEC4 0233  5906 ACDB C937 BD11 3717
  http://redhat.com/   -  -  -  -   http://pfrields.fedorapeople.org/
  irc.freenode.net: stickster @ #fedora-docs, #fedora-devel, #fredlug

Attachment: pgpeoAKmdFnwZ.pgp
Description: PGP signature


[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]