Originally posted by Brain Drop
i forget the name of the slack kernel but whatever it is at the first point in the install where you normally pick your kernel or just hit enter type '<yourkernelname> nousb' without the quotes or brackets. on hp you need to do thiss wgatever distro you choose. only during install though its all fine after that.
HOORAY! You fixed my problem before I managed to ask about it.
Installing Slackware 9 on an HP Pavilion ze4430, this fixed the lockup problem on install.
Right now, the only problem I have is the lack of support for the wireless card.
Again, thanks for your help.