Need advice on install on Asus p4p-800 Deluxe
fc-cornette at insight.rr.com
Thu Aug 9 00:48:56 UTC 2007
Randy Ramsdell wrote:
> Ok nice to be right back in the EXACT same position I was in several
> years ago regarding this motherboard and installing FC. I think it was
> FC3 that this first became an issue, but I was able to work around it
> and install FC. So now, I tried to install FC6/7 and I yet to find a way
> to get it installed.
> So now it has been a year or so without being able to run Fedora/CentOS.
> Please help as I really don't want to use Ubunto and especially not Suse.
> Anyone have an issue installing on the Asus board?
> Trying to install causes a seg fault when dealing with the hard drives
> either in BIOS setting compatibility mode or SATA mode. Anaconda shows
> the hard drives as "/dev/mapper" or something like that, but as you
> know, they should appear as /dev/sda and /dev/sdb. All I ever see is a
> single "/dev/mapper" which suggests that Anaconda sees a raid array even
> after I fdisk the drives. Of coarse this also rendered the system
> unusable after the seg fault resulted in a reboot.
Here is a link regarding someone trying the inverse and coming up with a
solution installing FC5. I see later you refer to your motherboard model.
Excerpt from later posting.
> Oops sorry. I put it in the previous post subject. It is an Asus p4p-800
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