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Re: Fedora 10 Installation: Hangs at *Disabling IRQ #9*



On Wed, 2009-05-20 at 11:55 +0100, Timothy Murphy wrote:
> Tim wrote:
> 
> > On Tue, 2009-05-19 at 20:11 -0400, Yang Yang Hu wrote:
> 
> >> The live CD doesn't work. Instead, at boot, I get *irq 9: nobody 
> >> cared* and the boot screen recommends I try booting with the *irqpoll*
> >> parameter. But how do I pass this parameter?
> > 
> > You append it to the kernel line.  On a live or installed system, that
> > would be through grub.
> 
> I must be misunderstanding the OP, or else the answer.
> 
> I thought that if you put in a Live CD, and re-start the machine,
> it just boots into Fedora.
> How does grub come into it?

It doesn't. The CDs and DVDs use isolinux (syslinux).

The principle is still the same: you must pass the argument in the
isolinux boot menu by pressing tab and editing the kernel line.
-- 
Jussi Lehtola
Fedora Project Contributor
jussilehtola fedoraproject org


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