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Old 01-09-2005, 03:37 PM   #1
trosario
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Fedora Core 3 Hangs Up When Initializing Hardware


I just installed FC3 with no problems. However when I boot it hangs up at 'Initializing Hardware...' specifically when it hits my audio hardware. What are possible causes for this? Anyway to boot without initializing my audio card?
 
Old 01-09-2005, 08:54 PM   #2
guzzi
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hangs at boot

hello trosario

Just installed FC3 on a sony laptop here and had the same problem.

Got around it by doing the Interactive start-up thing.

On mine, at the question about the "run firstboot" or something about first boot, I entered N.

That got the system booted. From there I went into the services thing and turned off the
firstboot.

As you may be thinking, I am not a Fedora guru. I just load other distros to see how they are.
My prime attraction is to Slackware, which I really enjoy.

By the way, I am pleased with the crisp feel of FC3.

Good Luck.
 
  


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