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Re: FC7 on my lappy, F8 dvd in drive, fresh powerup

On Thursday 29 November 2007, Gene Heskett wrote:
>On Thursday 29 November 2007, Sam Varshavchik wrote:
>>Gene Heskett writes:
>>> HP-dv5120us, amd turion 64 bit cpu, gig of ram, 100 GB drive.
>>> It gets to the bit about skipping the media test (it already passed that
>>> several times previously on this dvd)
>>> then I get a blue screen with the prompts across the bottom, and a
>>> "Welcome to Fedora for 386"
>>> across the top, and it sits there.  And it does this regardless of the
>>> mode I choose to do the install/upgrade.
>>> Whats Next?
>>Well, try booting with "nohz=off noapic". That worked for me on one cranky
>Must have been the magic twanger,, it ran anaconda and now says
>off.  Looks like the starter pistol must have fired, I'll be back if any
> more gotcha's show up.

I guess they did, it has been stuck, with the HD led on, but no dvd activity, 
at 99% in the dependency check since about 7 hours ago.  The machine is 
relatively cool, so its not working very hard.  No response to the tab, 
alt+tab, space, or F12 keys.

What is next folks?


Cheers, Gene
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You're all clear now, kid.  Now blow this thing so we can all go home.
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