Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 207898
Installer hangs after choosing keyboard type (us)
Last modified: 2008-08-02 19:40:33 EDT
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Description of problem:
The installer also displays a weird text ('TU3CUAK3ME') instead of english at the installation language at the beginning of install. After choosing the language, it crashes and displays the same text (and pulls out the DVD). I used english, so I find this very weird. I also tried the ide=nodma and acpi=off and it's still the same
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.boot from cd
2.select english install language
It stops doing anything, it displays the weird text 'TU3CUAK3ME' with special characters and it ejects the DVD RW drive
It should had continued the installation
No error message. Just the weird text
Do you have any reiserfs partitions?
I have the same problem installing FC6. Except I get no errors on the screen, or any weird text. It just sits
there. I also tried the text install, and the same thing occurs.
I have no reiserfs partitions, only a Windows NTFS partition on that disk (and an unformatted partition
intended for FC6).
Mihai, when it crashes, can you use alt-f2 / f3 / f4, and see if there are
kernel messages on any of the other tty's ? If so, capturing those (even if you
can only get a photograph of the screen) would be really useful to diagnose this.
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