Upgrade from Redhat 9 to Fedora Core 3 - Search for answers

Mark Knecht markknecht at gmail.com
Wed Jun 15 13:54:33 UTC 2005

On 6/14/05, Mark Knecht <markknecht at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 6/14/05, Leila Lappin <damovand at yahoo.com> wrote:
> >
> > Wow thank you so much!
> >
> > I think I'm going to follow you advice about PS/2.  If
> > I change USB to PS/2 do I still have to get into the
> > setup mode and enable/disable legacy USB?
> Maybe yes, maybe no. The 'crash' can come at multiple places. It may
> be crashing (hanging) when it's trying to discover the USB controller
> itself, or it may be crashing when it's trying to decide what to do
> with a specific USB decide. I don't know how to tell.

I was sleppy! That should ve been 'device', not 'decide'!
> Another trick you might try is to download another distro's Live CD.
> Possibly a copy of Knoppix would boot and tell you something about the
> hardware and what drivers are getting loaded. It would also tell you
> if the hardware in this machine is well supported and whether this is
> an FC3 problem only.
> Now, when I buy new PCs at the store I take 3 or 4 boot CDs - Knoppix,
> Damn Small Linux, Gentoo, etc., and make sure the PC will boot on of
> them. It's a good feeling to know what you're in store for when you
> get home.
> Good luck,
> Mark
> (Signing out for the evening.)

Let us know how it's going Leila.

Good luck,

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