Bug 139147 - Installer crashes at "loading /sbin/installer"
Installer crashes at "loading /sbin/installer"
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Anaconda Maintenance Team
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2004-11-13 01:17 EST by Reuben Perelman
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-02-01 17:03:36 EST
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Description Reuben Perelman 2004-11-13 01:17:27 EST
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Description of problem:
When installing Fedora Core 3, the install hangs when "loading

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Insert Fedora Core 3 CD/DVD at boot up
2. Press Enter at the boot prompt

Actual Results:  Hangs, with a non-graphical screen, with the last
line displaying "loading /sbin/installer". This prevents Fedora Core 3
from being installed.

Expected Results:  The installer should have started.

Additional info:

Computer Specs:
MSI K8N Neo Platnium (nVidia nForce3 250GB chipset)
AMD Athlon 64 3000+
1GB PC2700 RAM
ATI Radeon 9800 Pro 128MB AGP
nVidia GeForce2 MX200 PCI
M-Audio Revolution 7.1
Mitsubishi Diamond Pro 930SB (9800 Pro)
NEc MultiSync FE991SB (GeForce2)
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2004-11-15 10:09:02 EST
Does booting with 'linux nofb' help?
Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2005-02-01 17:03:36 EST
Closing due to inactivity.  Please reopen if you have further information to add
to this report.

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