Bug 6354 - Installer Failure with NEC Laptop
Installer Failure with NEC Laptop
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 5713
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
6.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jay Turner
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Reported: 1999-10-25 18:42 EDT by Sam Williams
Modified: 2015-01-07 18:39 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-02-08 14:04:49 EST
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Description Sam Williams 1999-10-25 18:42:57 EDT
I have downloaded the ISO image of RH6.1 and used it to burn
a cd. I have used the cd on three four systems. I had a
failure on two of these including an NEC Versa 2650 CDT
laptop that I use as an installation testbed.

The NEC has a 155 Mhz Intel Pentium with 16 Mbytes of memory
and a 1.5 Gbyte harddrive. I downloaded the ISO image
approximately two weeks ago. Since that time I have tried
the CD with every new set of installer disks that RedHat has
poduced to correct the problems and each time the
installation gets to the point of selection a language and
locks up. I have not been able to gain control of the system
except through power cycling the machine.

This is a ridiculous problem that should have been caught
during a proper QA.i have tried to join the beta test team
for the last two years. Had i been allowed to word of this
problem would have reached you through bugZilla.

Hopefully you can create a solution for this problem.
Currently the new version has caused me to loose face a
number of times with my NT colleagues that think RedHAt is
over-rated. Please help.
Comment 1 Jay Turner 2000-02-08 14:04:59 EST
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 5713 ***

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