Older machine, Install-DVD doesnt boot
Nifty Fedora Mitch
niftyfedora at niftyegg.com
Mon Jul 28 22:49:52 UTC 2008
On Mon, Jul 28, 2008 at 12:38:36AM -0400, Ric Moore wrote:
> On Sun, 2008-07-27 at 22:30 -0500, garys at email.com wrote:
> > Here's my problem:
> > I've got an older pc (Asus Cusi-M)
> > with Celeron(1100MHz),
> > 500MB RAM.
> > As I tried to boot the installation-dvd (which works with nearly every
> > other distribution, e.g.ubuntu does and is installed) it hanging
> > directly after starting isolinux. it shows me a boot> prompt and wants
> > to know the kernels name. It also says for normal installation, I only
> > need to hit return to boot, but nothing happens. not frozen but always
> > asking-a-new about the kernel stuff.
> Did you try to install using text install? That's usually the safe way
> to go when installing to older machines. I installed CentOS to "Mom's
> Machine", an older P3 with crap for a video card and the darn thing
> installed using graphical mode, so I was pleasantly surprised! FC7
> wouldn't make the same trip though.
> Best not to top post in these parts! Thanks, Ric
Question... DVD or CDROM?
Also try adding "acpi=off" and some of
the kernel flags...
see the Crashes/Hangs section.
T o m M i t c h e l l
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