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Re: Installation fails with 64bit DVD FC4



On Thu, 2005-06-16 at 15:39 +0100, Pete Bradbury wrote:
> I have as follows:
>  
> Motherboard:
>       CPU Type                                          AMD Athlon 64
> FX-51, 2200 MHz (11 x 200)
>       Motherboard Name                                  Asus SK8N  (5
> PCI, 1 AGP, 4 DIMM, Audio, LAN, IEEE-1394)
>       Motherboard Chipset                               nVIDIA nForce3
> Pro 150, AMD Hammer
>       System Memory                                     1024 MB
> (Registered DDR SDRAM)
>       BIOS Type                                         Asus AMI
> (03/29/04)
>       Communication Port                                Communications
> Port (COM1)
>       Communication Port                                Communications
> Port (COM2)
>       Communication Port                                Printer Port
> (LPT1)
>  
>     Display:
>       Video Adapter                                     RADEON X800 XT
> Platinum Edition Secondary  (256 MB)
>       Video Adapter                                     RADEON X800 XT
> Platinum Edition  (256 MB)
>       Monitor                                           ViewSonic
> VP211b  [21" LCD]  (A22033700057)
>       Monitor                                           ViewSonic
> VP211b  [21" LCD]  (A22033700057)
>  
>     Multimedia:
>       Audio Adapter                                     Creative
> EMU10K2 Audigy Audio Processor
>  
>     Storage:
>       IDE Controller                                    NVIDIA CK8 IDE
> Controller
>       SCSI/RAID Controller                              VOB
> InstantDrive Controller
>       SCSI/RAID Controller                              WinXP Promise
> SATA378 (tm) IDE Controller
>       Floppy Drive                                      Floppy disk
> drive
>       Disk Drive                                        Maxtor 6
> Y120M0 SCSI Disk Device  (120 GB, 7200 RPM, Serial-ATA/150)
>       Disk Drive                                        Maxtor 6
> Y120M0 SCSI Disk Device  (120 GB, 7200 RPM, Serial-ATA/150)
>       Disk Drive                                        Maxtor 6Y080L0
> (80 GB, 7200 RPM, Ultra-ATA/133)
>       Optical Drive                                     SONY DVD RW
> DW-U14A  (DVD+RW:4x/4x, DVD-RW:4x/2x, DVD-ROM:8x, CD:24x/16x/32x DVD
> +RW/DVD-RW)
>       Optical Drive                                     VOBID
> InstantDrive CD SCSI CdRom Device
>       SMART Hard Disks Status                           OK
>  
>     Partitions:
>       C: (NTFS)                                         117232 MB
> (50362 MB free)
>       D: (NTFS)                                         117239 MB
> (82982 MB free)
>       E: (FAT32)                                        22056 MB
> (16804 MB free)
>  
>     Input:
>       Keyboard                                          Standard
> 101/102-Key or Microsoft Natural PS/2 Keyboard
>       Mouse                                             Microsoft PS/2
> Mouse
>       Game Controller                                   Microsoft
> PC-joystick driver
>  
>     Network:
>       Network Adapter                                   NVIDIA nForce
> MCP Networking Controller  (192.168.0.2)
>       Modem                                             CNXT V9x PCI
> Modem
>  
>     Peripherals:
>       Printer                                           Auto HP
> DeskJet 840C/841C/842C/843C (Copy 1) on CYRIL
>       Printer                                           Auto HP
> DeskJet 840C/841C/842C/843C on CYRIL
>       Printer                                           Family Tree
> Maker Printer
>       Printer                                           Microsoft
> Office Document Image Writer
>       Printer                                           Samsung
> ML-4600 PCL6
>       USB1 Controller                                   nVIDIA MCP2 -
> OHCI USB Controller
>       USB1 Controller                                   nVIDIA MCP2 -
> OHCI USB Controller
>       USB2 Controller                                   nVIDIA MCP2 -
> EHCI USB 2.0 Controller
>       USB Device                                        Generic USB
> Hub
>       USB Device                                        Philips
> Composite USB Device
>       USB Device                                        Philips ToUcam
> Pro Camera; Audio (Microphone)
>       USB Device                                        Philips ToUcam
> Pro Camera; Video
>       USB Device                                        USB Human
> Interface Device
>       Battery                                           Belkin UPS
> 
> This report doesn't show the linux partition  on drive e which is I
> think ext3 of about 50gig
>  
> I've tried installing FC4 for 64 bit - but it sticks at /sbin/loader
> so that Linux never really starts!
>  
> I've attempted linux text  but sticks at same place.
>  
> I'm using a new ATi X800 card which is the only thing diffrent since
> \i last used this kit with FC3
>  
> Is it the card or something else? Any solutions?
>  
> HELP appreciated :-)
>  

hey pete - i'll bet that if you unplug all usb connections that you will
have no problems.

i am neither able to install nor boot fc4 when there are any usb
connections plugged in.

john


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