Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 74126
Last modified: 2008-08-01 12:22:52 EDT
Description of Problem:
i am trying to install linux 7.3 on my machine. i put linux cd in cdrom drive i
turned on the pc. its booting from cd and it detecting all(cd and hard disk)
but its hanging up when its checking the partition on hard disk..
its hanging up like this
thats it cursor blinking
before that i boot the system with win98 boot disk and i formated the hard disk
with format c: and i erased mbr using fdisk /mbr.
i am going to install only linux on this system.(no dual os)
thank u for ur kind response
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
Have you used the hard drive for an installation before?
It appears the boot kernel is hanging trying to read the partition table of the
thank you for your immediate reply
yes i installed linux on the same hard disk before..
because of some problems i am re-installing the software. i couldn't do that. i
erased all partition information on the hard drive. now my hard disk has only
one primary dos partition and nothing on that hard disk
thank u for ur immediate reply
could u please clarify my doubt.. i put it in follow up message
It is hanging at the time the kernel is booting, reassigning to the kernel
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