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Re: f8 won't install on inspiron 6000 laptop



On Nov 8, 2007 12:52 PM, Alexander Volovics <awol home nl> wrote:
> 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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Hi  Alexander Volovics!

Do you find anything interesting in the last of the logs in /var/logs
after doing the Live CD install?

Good Hunting!

Tod


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