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Re: Problems with fedora 7



El Sábado, 15 de Septiembre de 2007 16:38, jennifer escribió:
> Hello everybody!
> I installed Linux Fedora 7.0 two days ago. It worked perfectly.
> Today it don´t work. I saved xp on my computer luckily.
> This is the message i get when i`m trying to start up Fedora:
>
> Uncompressing Linux...Ok, booting kernel.
> Red hat version 6.0.6 starting
> sd 4:0:00: [sdb] Assuming drive cach: write through
> The last line repeats once more. After that nothing happens.
>
> I thought the easiest solution was to reinstall the whole thing but
> today I´m REALLY lucky (or not) because it don´t work.
> This is the message this time:
>
> Loading USB storage (something)
> Loading SCSI driver
> Loading ata_piix driver.....
> Then once again....NOTHING happens!
> How can i solve this problem?
> I´m wondering about maybe i should fix this by entering XP and delete
> the partition I have Linux in? Will it work?
> What went wrong? Did i cause this by programme things (from a self-
> learning-book)?
> Please help! I´m all into this thing with Linux, well u can say I´m
> stucked and really enjoy learning more.
> Hoping for quick answers. AND i´m using msn so u can contact me there
> if u want or by regular email :)
> /Jen

Seems that your hard disk (SATA, right?) is not supported by the ata_piix, so 
you probably need a kernel with the ahci enabled.

Set the Intel SATA controller to AHCI mode in the BIOS setup. And try to 
intstall again FC7

Hope this helps
Manuel
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