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Re: FC4 install on SE7221BK1



Am Mo, den 27.03.2006 schrieb T. Horsnell um 17:28:

> We're having problems installing FC4 on an Intel SE7221BK1

That board is a mess :(
I once had one, got it exchanged, same trouble, and gave it back
finally.

> system. The install gets as far as trying to set up the
> initial Xwindow screen, but then just displays a pixmess.
> This happens with two different install CD's.
> 
> FC3 installs fine, and Ubuntu and Knoppix live CDs work OK.
> 
> Googling gets me the stuff about the FC4 install kernel-panic,
> but nothing about this problem. Any ideas?
> 
> Cheers,
> Terry.

Be sure you have the latest available BIOS installed. I had the board
with kernel panics for RHEL4 installs - later Intel fixed that issue by
a new BIOS.

Try by booting into install with "linux nofb".

Alexander


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