Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 69300
RedHat install on IBM Laptop hangs with no error message
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:44:19 EDT
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Description of problem:
Installer hangs whilst starting up, no error messages diplayed. All system
component detection works fine, no errors or warnings. Change of install mode
(text, advanced etc) makes no difference.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
2.F12 to boot from other device.
4.Press ENTER to start install. (or type ADVANCED, TEXT etc)
5.Wait while system component detection and checking. (All fine no errors)
6.Hangs while starting up installer.
Actual Results: System hangs, no response from keyboard (CTRL-ALT-DEL etc)
Expected Results: Intsaller should have started as per noraml for installation
process to begin.
Which video does your system have?
What is the last information printed on the screen before the hang?
*** Bug 69299 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
I cant remember exactly but something like:
Now loading installer...
I do know that it is the very last message b4 the GUI comes up.
I have a trident CyberBlade Ai1 AGP(42) video card
I would recommend trying the 7.3 release. Its available for free download and
has alot of fixes.