Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 38875
Crash on installation
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:33:00 EDT
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Having commenced the install program machine freezes. Tried all modes same
In expert mode the selection of language and keyboard type successful then
asked if files on cdrom or hd. Select cd, instant freeze.
Steps to Reproduce:
3.mode of install screen appears
4.select any mode
5.follow prompts until selection of installation media.
6.select cdrom "Crash,Freeze" Cold reboot required.
Actual Results: blue background screen appears, sometime with white
instructions at bottom of screen.
Computer freezes entirely, cold boot required
Expected Results: next step in install process
Reloaded 7.0 copied and cdrom to hd.Tried booting from 7.1 cd rom, same
problem after telling program to load from hd.
Started install from 7.0 cd changed cd after being asked for media
location changed cd for 7.1 installation. Installation proceeds until
completion. Definately install 7.1.
Try to mount cdrom drive, instant freeze.
Pentium 166, 32 megs ram, mitsumi cdrom drive, old LFF model.
This setup worked fine for 6.1, 7.0 without any other changes.
Try making a boot floppy from the boot.img file in the /images directory on the
cd. Boot from that floppy and choose CDROM as the installation media. Does
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