Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 173868
Installer hangs immediately after showing installation screen
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:17 EST
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Description of problem:
Installer hangs for 4-5 minutes after text '/sbin/installer' appears.
After 1-2 minute display mode is switched.
Then it shows blue installation screen, shows 2 modules loading (~one minute each). After displaying dialog asking for image media check it
completely hangs. No key combinations works. I've tried loading with combinations of flags text acpi=off noprobe mem=1024 mediacheck askemethod.
Result is the same.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Got hardware described below
2. Download and burn FC4-x86_64-disc1.iso
3. Try to install it
SHA1 checksum of downloaded image is correct.
AMD64 3000+(Venice)/ Gigabyte K8-Triton (nForce4 Ultra) / 1024 MB memory/ SATA2 WD 200GB drive.
Problem disappeared after updation BIOS version from F2 to F7 (latest)