Description of problem:
On my Dell Inspiron e1405, when I try to boot to the LiveCD (either KDE or
Gnome), the LiveCD gets to the "uncompressing kernel" stage, then hangs. The
keyboard no longer affects the system (as evidenced by the fact that the Number
Lock light won't change state). This can only be resolved by using the boot
options "noapic nolapic".
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Boot to the LiveCD on my computer (don't know what hardware components would
Computer freezes, doesn't boot
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 241249 ***
*** Bug 242717 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
I can now confirm that Fedora boots properly with only the "nolapic" boot flag.
The "noapic" flag is not required.