[lug] Redhat install lock up problems...
James_Harris at maxtor.com
Thu Nov 16 15:48:00 MST 2000
It was X that was apparently causing problems. We successfully installed it
via the text based setup.
Thanks for the recommendation!!
From: Hugh Brown [mailto:hugh at math.byu.edu]
Sent: Wednesday, November 15, 2000 18:15
To: lug at lug.boulder.co.us
Subject: Re: [lug] Redhat install lock up problems...
You can rule out X by doing a text based install (instructions are on
the main screen when you boot from disk).
"Harris, James" wrote:
> 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
> 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
> problem. I haven't tried using another cdrom drive, since I figured I
> 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
> 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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