Trouble with fedora

jludwig wralphie at
Sat Mar 19 06:25:55 UTC 2005

On Friday 18 March 2005 05:49 pm, Ken Cooper wrote:
> Hi:
>     I have fedora core 3.  I am having trouble running it.  I got the
> cds, and tryed to install it on my computer, but the anaconda failed.
> So I installed it on my dads computer.  My dad have almost the same
> exact computer, and my dads worked PERFECTLY.  So I installed it on my
> dads, then put the harddrive back up on my computer.  When I loaded
> linux, it didn't work.  I got a few errors everytime I rebooted.  Here
> are 2 that I wrote down:
> *ERROR: /bin/insmod excited abnormally*
> and
> *<0> Kernal Panic - not syncing: Attempting to kill init!*
> Is this hardware related, and if so, which piece of hardware?  I KNOW
> it's not the harddrive, memory, or cd-rom, or video card, or
> sound-card.  What else could it be?  Thanks for any help you can give me!!!
>     Ken Cooper
I have had cdroms give me fits loading any flavor of linux.
Try changing your cdrom with anouther (possibly your dads?).
John H Ludwig

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