Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 407871
Problem with network instalation on ThinkPad Z60m
Last modified: 2009-01-09 00:23:36 EST
Description of problem:
I want to do network installation booting either from CD (boot.iso) or USB
(diskboot.img) the instaler hangs (nothing happens) on "running /sbin/loader"
line and nothing happens. The system is up (you can type and change ttys but
nothing happens. In previous versions it worked. It asked for instalation method
and network config.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): Fedora 8
Here is smolt profile for my hardware:
I suspect if you wait a few minutes, it will continue
I've tried waiting like 15 minutes. It is not like you think that it downloads
stage2 over network. It haven't ask for instalation method, network
configuration, server name and path to files like it should.
Try the workarounds:
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