Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 78420
freezes during installation
Last modified: 2008-08-01 12:22:53 EDT
Description of Problem:
Several times whilst trying to install beta 1 from CD on a Dell Inspiron 3500
laptop, the kernel froze (couldn't vtswitch).
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
100% - after six attempts I gave up
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot beta 1 CD with 'linux text'
2. Follow instructions. ;-)
Incidentally, it wasn't just the keyboard---I saw a freeze in the middle of a
What happens if you turn off power management >
It wasn't on in the first place, as far as I could tell from the BIOS screen.
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