Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 87673
Loader hangs at language selection screen
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:52:37 EDT
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Description of problem:
When trying to install from the floppy images, the cds, or using the isolinux
kernel and initrd with grub the loader hangs at the language selection screen.
This is on a Dell Precision 350 N Series with P4 3.06GHz HT. With the cd it
hangs at the begin test the cds screen. I have tried this HT turned on and HT
tured off with the same results.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. choose a boot method
3. watch loader hang
Actual Results: loader hangs
Expected Results: loader shouldn't hang
Are you using a USB or PS/2 keyboard. Apparently some of these machines will not
work properly with PS/2 keyboards and the loader.
I'm using a ps/2 keyboard. After talking with msw and katzj last night found
that this hardware doesn't have a real ps2 controller. If you boot with nousb it
To clarify - it works with a ps/2 keyboard if you boot with nousb?
yes it works with a ps/2 keyboard and mouse when you boot nousb.
Thanks for the bug report. However, Red Hat no longer maintains this version of
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