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Old 12-24-2006, 01:56 AM   #1
venkat_taku
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Smile Faail to install fedora5/6


Hai,
My PC configuration is
Intel Duo core Processor 2.8GHz
D101GGC motherboard
512MB RAM
80GB Hard disk

But I failed to install Fedora 5 or 6.
Plz Help me.
The installation stops at media test.I didn't get graphical mode.I dont know why it is stopping.I believe in compatibilities of my processor and motherboard for Fedora 5 or 6.
 
Old 12-24-2006, 02:16 AM   #2
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Media test means it's testing to make sure you got a good burn. Maybe slow down how fast you burn and try again!
 
Old 12-24-2006, 08:05 AM   #3
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Fedora should have no problem with that system. Please provide more details about what steps get completed---eg are you prompted for setup information before it gets stuck on media check.?
 
Old 12-25-2006, 11:07 PM   #4
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Wink

Sorry I have tried to install 32-bit version.
But here I unable to get 64-bit version.
I have downloaded DVD iso and copied to dvd.andtried to install.but it doesnot goes to prompt.It directly goes to windows which is existing os.
and I got drivers for my chipset which is ATI Radeon Xpress 200 series and Intel D101GGC motherboard.but I am not getting anything to install those drivers.Please give me clear details to install fedora/redhat in my system.I really worried about it.

Last edited by venkat_taku; 01-04-2007 at 05:57 AM.
 
Old 01-05-2007, 01:43 PM   #5
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check if u have burnt the dvd prperly.. then check ur boot sequence on ur BIOS.... once i got the same problem.. i tried this .... lik enter bios settings then goto "advaned configurations" then go to "drive configurations",,, there u wil find an option called "enhanced" change it to "legacy"... dis mite help u to proceed with ur installation... i am not sure how far it works.. but js try it out..i tried it once and i was able 2 overcome the prob....
 
Old 01-05-2007, 04:50 PM   #6
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From what you typed I can see 2 possible things you've done wrong:

1. You copied the iso as is to a DVD. Ie the only file on the dvd is the iso file. Your CD/DVD burning software should have an option which effectiveky opens the iso (think of it like a rar or zip file) and copy the contents onto the DVD.

2. You have actually done the above step correctly, but your BIOS is setup to boot from your hard drive first. To change this requires wntering your BIOS (normally pressing DEL at the memory test screen). Once there, look for something like Advanced Configuration which should have boot options. Set the 1st boot option to CD-ROM (or DVD if your BIOS says that).
 
Old 01-06-2007, 02:54 AM   #7
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Jongi
From what you typed I can see 2 possible things you've done wrong:

1. You copied the iso as is to a DVD. Ie the only file on the dvd is the iso file. Your CD/DVD burning software should have an option which effectiveky opens the iso (think of it like a rar or zip file) and copy the contents onto the DVD.

2. You have actually done the above step correctly, but your BIOS is setup to boot from your hard drive first. To change this requires wntering your BIOS (normally pressing DEL at the memory test screen). Once there, look for something like Advanced Configuration which should have boot options. Set the 1st boot option to CD-ROM (or DVD if your BIOS says that).
I have changed BIOS Settings to boot from CD-ROM.
The problem with my DVD.
 
Old 01-06-2007, 04:58 AM   #8
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Most pobably you are just burning (copying) the iso file to the DVD. You need to select the 'Burn Image to Disc' option in whatever burning software you are using. Then select the iso file you've got and you should get a bootable DVD after the process completes.

After this you need to check the MD5SUM of the burned disc. Only if this turns out to be ok can you succesfully install fedora.

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The installation stops at media test.
Do you mean that your comp boots from the Fedora disk and then stops at the media check? This happens when the checksum (MD5SUM normally) is wrong. If this is the case, you need to reburn the iso to a new disc.

Last edited by ecuas; 01-06-2007 at 05:11 AM.
 
Old 03-19-2007, 10:51 AM   #9
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FC6 do have a problem with that motherboard. i had the same problem.try

linux i686 text ide=nodma nofb resolution=lowers

u can always change setting after installation so go for it.
 
  


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