Help me troubleshoot this problem
kam.leo at gmail.com
Tue Jul 6 01:06:30 UTC 2010
On Mon, Jul 5, 2010 at 4:15 PM, <awrobinson-ml at nc.rr.com> wrote:
> ---- Geoffrey Leach <geoff at hughes.net> wrote:
>> On 07/05/2010 03:28:20 PM, awrobinson-ml at nc.rr.com wrote:
>> > ---- Geoffrey Leach <geoff at hughes.net> wrote:
>> > > On 07/05/2010 01:27:01 PM, awrobinson-ml at nc.rr.com wrote:
>> > > > I am trying to install Fedora on a PC I built. I had Windows XP
>> > > > running on it for more than a year without any apparent problems.
>> > Hardware:
>> > Motherboard: BIOSTAR TFORCE TF520-A2 AM2 NVIDIA nForce 520 MCP ATX
>> > AMD
>> > Processor: AMD Athlon 64 X2 4200+ Brisbane 2.2GHz Socket AM2 65W
>> > Dual-Core Processor
>> > Video Card: MSI NX8400GS-TD256E GeForce 8400 GS 256MB 64-bit GDDR2
>> > PCI
>> > Express
>> > Memory: A-DATA 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400)
>> > Dual Channel
>> > Memory: A-DATA 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400)
>> > Dual Channel
>> > (6 GB total)
>> > Hard drive: SAMSUNG EcoGreen F2 HD103SI 1TB 5400 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s
>> > 3.5"
>> I wasn't able to discover anyything about Fedora compatibility with
>> your Biostar MB, so you might well be in unexplored territory. It
>> appears that the hardware compatibility lists for Fedora are no longer
>> maintained, alas.
>> The Nvidia FOSS driver for X (NV) might be a problem for you. I suggest
>> you stay at runlevel 3 until your problems are resolved. If R/L 5
>> causes you a problem after that, try the proprietary driver. I've found
>> that it works well.
>> You didn't say where your Fedora came from. Are you sure that it's
> Pretty sure. I used the netinstall CD for both 13 and 12. I checked the md256sum for the Fedora 13 iso. I downloaded both from the Fedora site, so they came from a Fedora-specific mirror. And there is the fact that I got the same behaviour from both.
> Again, please keep the questions coming. I really want to resolve this.
Try adding noapic to grub. Other options and suggestions are available at
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