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RE: Boot Issues with FC2

Lonnie Santella wrote:

> I?d really like to give FC2 a test run ? been looking forward to it. I?ve
> read the release notes, and browsed for two solid days through news
> threads and docs. I?m stuck, could you please help me out here?

I'm no Fedora guru, but I was just thinking what I would do
if I were in your shoes.
I think I would start by getting a Knoppix CD
(well, I actually have one so I wouldn't have to go far)
and use it to look at the partition table with "fdisk /dev/hda".
I'd actually create the partitions I wanted with fdisk
if there is any sort of doubt about your partitions.

Incidentally, if Knoppix ran on your machines,
I would take that as pretty strong evidence that Fedora will run,
sooner or later.

The only other suggestion I would have is to install in text mode,
though it doesn't sound as if your problem has anything to do with X.

Well, one other possibility if you have a floppy drive
would be to create a syslinux boot floppy,
following the advice in /usr/share/doc/syslinux*/syslinux.doc .
(You could do this under Knoppix.)

Timothy Murphy  
e-mail (<80k only): tim /at/ birdsnest.maths.tcd.ie
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