[lug] Redhat install lock up problems...

Warren Sanders sanders at montanalinux.org
Wed Nov 15 16:30:52 MST 2000

I seem to remember having a similar type of problem.  It was due to mounting any vfat partitions during install.  Two things are, either don't 
mount vfat untill after installing or get the fix for anaconda disk from RedHats updates.  Other than that I'm not sure.

> Howdy all -
> (First of all -- sorry about that dud message I just sent... Got a little
> happy with the ctrl keys...)
> I'm helping a coworker install RH 7.0 from scratch on his system and we're
> running into problems.  We get through laying out his disk partitions with
> Disk Druid and select all of the packages that he wants.  It then says that
> it's checking dependencies on all packages and then completely locks the
> system up before ever moving on.
> I tried to flip to the other consoles to see if there was anything logged,
> but the system is completely unresponsive.  We've used this CD on another
> box on a similar install and had no problems, so I don't think it's a media
> problem.  I haven't tried using another cdrom drive, since I figured I would
> try y'all first.  He was running RH 6.2 at one time on this box w/o
> problems, so I'm leaning against X windows problems... but who knows...
> Has anyone seen this that could lend some insight?  I'm predominantly a
> Slack kind of guy, so I'm not overly familiar with the RH install and can't
> remember which part of the setup comes next.
> Jim Harris
> Network Operating Systems Group
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> EDS @ Maxtor Corporation
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Warren Sanders

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