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Damien



Joined: Wed Aug 17, 2005 8:49 am
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 17, 2005 8:56 am    Post subject: Installation PRoblems Reply with quote

Hi,
i hope some one can help. i want to install fedora core 4 on my HP pavillion
Memory (RAM): 512 MB

Processor Type: Intel Pentium 4
Hard Drive Capacity: 160 GB

when i try to install from the disk, i get to the install menu, press enter, then it gives a long line of errors.....
basicly it dosnt go to the next screen.
ive tried the disk on my older pc, it works fine.....
ive tried the commands for screen resolutions, noprobe and the other one suggested but it still wont work.

has any one any suggestions????
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 17, 2005 9:06 am    Post subject: RE: Installation PRoblems Reply with quote

Error messages may seem like meaningless text, but they contain useful clues to the cause of the problem. Since we don't have the messages, we don't have a clue Sad
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Damien



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PostPosted: Wed Aug 17, 2005 9:09 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

ya your right, didnt have time to jot it down last night, will have a look later and fill it in tomorrow. think it mentioned kernel panic, trouble syncing, and then a lot of threads, but ill find out for sure later..

thanks..
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Damien



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PostPosted: Thu Aug 18, 2005 8:30 am    Post subject: ERROR MSG DETAILS Reply with quote

hi
heres the error message i get
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
[<c0100268>] init +0x18/0xf0
kernel_thread_helper + 0x5/0x14
<0>kernelpanic not syncing attempting to kill init
panic
do_exit
do_invalid_op
do_invalid_op
free_page_bulk
set_cursor
Vt_console_print
Vt_console_print
call_console_drivers
Error_code + 0x4f/10x60
free_page_bulk
free_hot_cold_pages
free_initrd_mem
init
init
Kernel_thread_helper
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
disc with fc4 works fine on older machine, any ideas??
thanks for your help
Damien
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