Bug 78420 - freezes during installation
Summary: freezes during installation
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel
Version: 9
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Arjan van de Ven
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2002-11-22 17:37 UTC by Tim Waugh
Modified: 2008-08-01 16:22 UTC (History)
0 users

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2004-09-30 15:40:14 UTC

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Description Tim Waugh 2002-11-22 17:37:29 UTC
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):
beta 1

How Reproducible:
100% - after six attempts I gave up

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot beta 1 CD with 'linux text'
2. Follow instructions. ;-)

Comment 1 Tim Waugh 2002-11-26 17:45:53 UTC
Incidentally, it wasn't just the keyboard---I saw a freeze in the middle of a
package update.

Comment 2 Alan Cox 2002-11-26 17:55:26 UTC
What happens if you turn off power management >

Comment 3 Tim Waugh 2002-12-12 14:02:38 UTC
It wasn't on in the first place, as far as I could tell from the BIOS screen.

Comment 4 Bugzilla owner 2004-09-30 15:40:14 UTC
Thanks for the bug report. However, Red Hat no longer maintains this version of
the product. Please upgrade to the latest version and open a new bug if the problem

The Fedora Legacy project (http://fedoralegacy.org/) maintains some older releases, 
and if you believe this bug is interesting to them, please report the problem in
the bug tracker at: http://bugzilla.fedora.us/

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