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Re: F10 automatic F10 upgrades to F11?



On Thu, Jul 23, 2009 at 7:24 AM, Daniel B. Thurman<dant cdkkt com> wrote:
> Kam Leo wrote:
>>
>> On Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 1:52 PM, Daniel B. Thurman<dant cdkkt com> wrote:

>> For some reason the installer is having problems with your graphics
>> card. At boot prompt type "linux xdriver=vesa". If that fails try
>> "linux text".
>>
>
> I have tried what you have suggested, i.e. to use the vesa driver.
>
> I notice that in this case, I was able to see "Checking dependencies
> in packages selected for installation..." progressbar @100%, and
> very hung.  Mouse movement is dead, keyboard, dead, everything
> I threw at it except the kitchen sink, dead. :)
>
> Now what do you suggest I do (and buying a new computer is not
> an option! ;) )?

If you have 1000+ packages the dependency check can take a long time.
How long did you wait?

Try "linux text"?

Also, check free disk space. You'll need at least 4 GB free for 1000+ packages.
Don't forget to clean out the cached packages in /var/yum.


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