F9 Installation Challenge
davorg at gmail.com
Fri Jun 6 19:38:02 UTC 2008
On Thu, Jun 5, 2008 at 9:56 PM, Beartooth <Beartooth at swva.net> wrote:
> On Wed, 04 Jun 2008 22:27:00 +0100, Dave Cross wrote:
>> So that's the current situation. Most of F9 seems to be installed, but I
>> can't boot it. I think it would work if I could boot the rescue disk and
>> force an installation of the kernel rpm. But I can't boot the rescue
>> I've run out of ideas. I really want Fedora on this laptop, but I can't
>> think of a way to do it. Any advice that anyone can give me would be
>> much appreciated.
> In the course of much trouble with installing F9 on one of my
> machines, I found that it helped to use an external USB CD/DVD drive --
> but only if the drive was plugged directly into that machine, with no
> hub, switch, nor anything else in between. Then, and only then (after I
> also got the BIOS set up to see and boot from that drive), could I do it.
Thanks for the suggestion. I don't have an external DVD drive. I'll
have to see if I can borrow one from somewhere.
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