Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 147977
i386 arch installer hangs during "Post install configuration" (x86_64 works fine)
Last modified: 2015-01-04 17:16:53 EST
Description of problem:
I have Athlon 64 3000+ and VIA K8X800 (Albatron) motherboard with SATA
controller and Maxtor 160G drive.
I tried to install i386 version of FC3. Installer hangs during "Post install
configuration" (mouse not moving, but caps and num locks working). In text
console I see smth like this repeating infinitely:
ata1: ...command timeout...
I switched my SATA to IDE mode in BIOS. Installation completed successfully but
first boot hang after detecting drive.
x86_64 version installs and works fine
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install FC3 i386 on VIA K8X800 with Athlon 64 3000+
Installer hangs during "Post install configuration"
Albatron K8X800 Pro
Athlon 64 3000+
ATI Radeon 9800SE
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