forced to do text-based F11 install

Bill Davidsen davidsen at
Fri Jul 3 17:51:53 UTC 2009

Andre Robatino wrote:
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> On 07/03/2009 10:11 AM, Andre Robatino wrote:
>>  The GUI in anaconda works fine right up to the point where the
>> "creating filesystem on /dev/sda1" window starts and Xorg starts using
>> ~95% of the CPU.
DVD in constant use? Might be marginal DVD or reader.

Options which have helped me at this point:

None is really the magic bullet which "always works," but I've used all of them 
over the past few years. On one machine the "video=" needed a frame rate 
specified, once I set that I got an image. That was some SiS video thing in a 

Bill Davidsen <davidsen at>
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