Upgrade from Redhat 9 to Fedora Core 3 - Search for answers
markknecht at gmail.com
Wed Jun 15 00:27:41 UTC 2005
On 6/14/05, Leila Lappin <damovand at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I am researching some online sources to figure out my
> problem with Fedora install hanging. There's been
> some suggestions already, and if I understand them
> correctly, that the install kernel may be incompatible
> with USB keyboard (from this site
> http://www.rhil.net/docs/faq.html#install_dies). Then
> I found this site
> (http://www.vidarholen.net/contents/linuxtips/) and
> the following excerpts from it:
> ==== Linux problems with solution ===
> USB mouse using /dev/psaux, the ps/2 mouse device.
> Bios usb legacy support in action, probably because
> Linux didn't probe for USB devices (which causes the
> bios to release control of them).
> Compile the kernel with USB support, Input Core and
> USB HID.
> I checked my dmesg and found these two lines:
> hid-core.c: USB HID support drivers
> mice: PS/2 mouse device common for all mice
> Comparing my setup with the above I am concluding that
> the problem is indeed the bios USB legacy support in
> action. So what can I do to fix this for the install
> Thanks Leila
Do you actually use a USB keyboard? If so can you local an old PS2
keyboard to see if usign it solves your problem?
I did a bit of Googling but couldn't find a list of all the boot
options for the FC3 kernels. I'll keep poking around while I work on
my problems here.
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