F15 install fails on Compaq Presario

Bruno Wolff III bruno at wolff.to
Wed May 18 11:56:14 UTC 2011


On Wed, May 18, 2011 at 04:41:40 -0700,
  Chuck Forsberg WA7KGX N2469R <caf at omen.com> wrote:
> DVD loading complains about MSI quirk and disables MSI subordinate.
> It then locks up trying to load rootfs image
> 
> This is on a 512 mb Compaq Presario  V-5000 with Athlon 64 which dual boots
> XP and an older version of Fedora.  I am installing xubuntu 64 11.04 on
> this machine as I type this.

I don't think 512 MB is going to work for the installer for F15. I am not
sure if preupgrade requirements are less. There is a plan to cut the memory
needed to install down for F16, but it was too late to safely try to get it
in F15.


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