When trying to install F8T3 to an Acer Aspire 1690 laptop installation hangs
both in graphical and text mode, last line being printed
At least FC5, FC6, and F7 have worked fine (on text mode). Hard to say what goes
wrong as Shift+PgUp doesn't work but I didn't notice any special messages during
What's the last lines on tty4? If you let it sit for 5-10 minutes, does it
Last lines are approximately (wording is surely wrong but you'll know what I mean):
Loading Synaptics driver
loader used maximum depth of stack; 2500 bytes left
loader used maximum depth of stack; 2300 bytes left
loop: module loaded
But you guessed right, after about 10 minutes installation proceeds normally.
And, does it say "clocksource unstable" on console 4 when it continues?
Yes, just after continuing the first line appearing on tty4 is "clocksource
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 319441 ***
Reopening due to issues mentioned in Bug 319441.