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Bug 39032 - Installation reboots or freeses DELL Inspiron 5000e
Installation reboots or freeses DELL Inspiron 5000e
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Brent Fox
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-05-03 17:09 EDT by Gregory Altman
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:33 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-05-25 00:06:13 EDT
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Description Gregory Altman 2001-05-03 17:09:23 EDT
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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 11:33:22 EDT
Try booting with 'linux ide=nodma'.  Does this help?
Comment 2 Gregory Altman 2001-05-11 17:38:17 EDT
"linux ide=nodma" does not help!
Comment 3 Brent Fox 2001-05-14 18:09:34 EDT
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 00:06:08 EDT
Closing due to inactivity.  Please reopen if you have more information.

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