aic7xx system hangs
alan at clueserver.org
Fri Sep 10 18:05:17 UTC 2004
On Fri, 10 Sep 2004, Jeremy Conlin wrote:
> On Sep 10, 2004, at 2:33 PM, C. Linus Hicks wrote:
> > Generally speaking, the kernel and driver versions in the installer are
> > the same as what gets installed, which you can imagine is a good test
> > to
> > see if the system will actually run after the install is complete. So,
> > did you install from FC2 CDs? And can you boot the installer CD in
> > rescue mode and see your partitions on the hard drive created by the
> > installer?
> > Then while you are there, check out the version numbers of the kernel
> > and the aic7xxx driver.
> > --
> > C. Linus Hicks <lhicks at nc.rr.com>
> I did install FC2 from the CDs. My latest installation was upgrading
> from RH9. I know my system will boot into RH9 so that is where I
> started. I can boot the installer CD into rescue mode, but don't know
> where to check the version numbers for the kernel and aic7xxx driver.
> What would I do when I find those numbers?
I bet you have an Intel 440gx chipset.
Try acpi=force on the kernel line.
This really needs to be added to the README. I have encountered a number
of people with the same problem. It is a real pain unless you know what
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