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Re: Install hang on a Dell PowerEdge SC1430



On Fri, Nov 16, 2007 at 08:49:57AM -0500, Steve Dickson wrote:
> Are there known issues with F8 (and F7) being
> installed on PowerEdges? Booting from DVD (and CDs)
> I get the following three lines than nothing...
> 
>     Loading Vmlinuz........
>     Loading initrd.img.....
>     Read.

Yes, there was a known issue with F7, but I *thought* we had gotten this
fixed for F8. There is a kernel cmdline workaround for it on F7, might
be the same problem for F8. Add "edd=skipmbr" to the boot options.
--
Michael

> 
> This happens with both x86 and x86_64 installs 
> from DVD of either F8 or F7. I also tried burning
> the boot.iso from the DVD to a CD and boot from
> that with the same results.
> 
> Being this is pretty broken, I'm hoping this is a known
> problem and there is some type of workaround.
> 
> tia,
> 
> steved.
> 
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