Bug 39032 - Installation reboots or freeses DELL Inspiron 5000e
Summary: Installation reboots or freeses DELL Inspiron 5000e
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda   
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Version: 7.1
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Brent Fox
QA Contact: Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-05-03 21:09 UTC by Gregory Altman
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:33 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-05-25 04:06:13 UTC
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Description Gregory Altman 2001-05-03 21:09:23 UTC
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Description of problem:
Installation reboots or freeses DELL Inspiron 5000e

The text/nofb/expert/lowres and combinations were tried.
When a boot diskette is used, the machine halts with CRC error reported.

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Boot Inspiron 5000e from CD-ROM = crash/freeze
2.Boot Inspiron 5000e from diskette = crash with CRC error

Actual Results:  Nothing. The machine freezes or reboots.

Expected Results:  Installation should proceed.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Brent Fox 2001-05-04 15:33:22 UTC
Try booting with 'linux ide=nodma'.  Does this help?

Comment 2 Gregory Altman 2001-05-11 21:38:17 UTC
"linux ide=nodma" does not help!

Comment 3 Brent Fox 2001-05-14 22:09:34 UTC
Have you run any other versions of Linux on this machine?  Also, have you tried
these cdroms in different machines?

Comment 4 Brent Fox 2001-05-25 04:06:08 UTC
Closing due to inactivity.  Please reopen if you have more information.

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