FC1 Hanging on install

Rick Stevens rstevens at vitalstream.com
Mon Dec 15 22:04:46 UTC 2003

M.Hockings wrote:
> Chris Adams wrote:
>> Once upon a time, M.Hockings <veeshooter at hockings.net> said:
>>> Well, at least I'm not alone at this.  I have found that RH8 
>>> installer runs just fine.  It's still not apparent to me why FC1 is 
>>> stopping, there are no errors issued (that I can see).
>> What hardware?
> The original note is below.  The hard drive is a Quantum.
>> I'm trying to install FC1 but it is hanging just after the CD check 
>> screen.  I have tried both noprobe and skipddc install options as well 
>> as removing the lan card but no action has yet caused any joy.  Is 
>> there something else I can try?
>> This is using a Mercury 1GigaPro board and an old 6G hard drive.  The 
>> CD and CD reader have been used successfully in other FC1 installs.
>> This is the board:
>> http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=565416&Sku=K13-1000&CatId=181 

Just for giggles, can you try adding "noapic" to the boot line?  You
may have a mungled APIC BIOS.  You might also try "nousb" and
"nofirewire" (or a combo of those).
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