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Re: F8 install hangs



>---- Knute Johnson <knute frazmtn com> wrote: 
>> >I'm trying to install F8 on my computer but it hangs after loading
>> >initrd.img. I get a "Ready" message and nothing more. 
>> 
>> Unfortunately this is still a bug in F8.
>> 
>> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=239585
>> 
>> Hold down the SHIFT key when starting Fedora and you can get to the 
>> prompt.
>
>Hey, that works! Thanks.
>
>You can also get to the prompt by pressing the <ESC> at the graphical
>install menu but it still hangs from there. So what does holding down
>the SHIFT key do? 
>
>Steve

All I know is that it makes it work.  I don't know why it is so hard 
to fix.  That was a blocker for F8 but it got cut loose.  I couldn't 
load F7 because of that problem either.  I've been burning new 
rawhide boot.iso disks like I owned a disk plant every time they said 
they had it fixed.

-- 
Knute Johnson
Molon Labe...



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