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Re: Fedora core 3 install



On Tue, 2005-04-05 at 14:18 -0700, Keith Brentson wrote:
> --- Thomas Cameron <thomas cameron camerontech com>
> wrote:
> > On Mon, 2005-04-04 at 23:34 -0700, Keith Brentson
> > wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > > I have just installed Fedora Core 3 on a Dell
> > Inspiron
> > > 8600.  The Install seemed to go well until the
> > first
> > > boot up. The system froze when it was trying to
> > bring
> > > eth-0 up.  It did this several times. I have the
> > newer
> > > version of the dell Inspiron 8600 with a Broadcom
> > 440x
> > > integrated network controller.  I also have the
> > ATI
> > > Mobility Radeon 9600 pro turbo.  
> > > I am a complete Linux Newbie, and some of the
> > > explanations I've seen are definitely over my
> > head.  I
> > > would appreciate if I could get some help, or be
> > > directed to a help source suitable to my level.
> > > 
> > > Thank you,
> > > 
> > > Keith 
> > 
> > Is your machine actually hooked up to a network? 
> > Does that network have
> > a DHCP server on it (like maybe a broadband router
> > or your ISP)?
> > 
> > Thomas
> > 

> Yes,  I am hooked to a DHCP network.  (cable modem and
> router)
> 
> Thank you
> 
> Keith

If you leave it alone for long enough (maybe several minutes) do you get
any kind of error message?

Thomas


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