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RE: f8 won't install on inspiron 6000 laptop



hi...

out of curiousity... do you have the ability to do a network install of f8?



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From: fedora-list-bounces redhat com
[mailto:fedora-list-bounces redhat com]On Behalf Of Alexander Volovics
Sent: Thursday, November 08, 2007 12:52 PM
To: fedora-list redhat com
Subject: f8 won't install on inspiron 6000 laptop


An auspicious begin with fedora 8 :(

1) Tried installing f8 on i6000 using Fedora-8-i386-DVD.iso.
   Install gets no further than 'running /sbin/loader'
   Nothing further happens.

2) Tried installing f8 on i6000 using Fedora-8-Live-i686.iso.
   Everything seems to go allright, albeit a bit 'fast'.
   Strange popups of an empty '/boot' window underway and later
   of another window with blue icons (I didn't take note of
   what). No message that '/' was being formatted, only a
   message for '/boot'. Finished with message that everything
   was installed. No postinstall configuration (so no user)
   and cd was not ejected.

Very nice.

I checked the DVD and CD, both allright.
F8 test 3 was on the laptop and had installed with no problems!

Alexander

    

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