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Old 07-19-2010, 12:57 PM   #1
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Hang during BIOS HD check fedora 12 64bit

New WD 2500 hard disk
I installed fedora 12 dvd 64 bit onn this new drive
Everything seemed fine
After a few days tryed to boot fedora

During the bios hard disk check it says everything fine but never continues just hangs

Video Adapter Radeon X1300/X1550 Series Secondary (256 MB)
Video Adapter Radeon X1300/X1550 Series (256 MB)
3D Accelerator ATI Radeon X1300 Pro (RV515)

Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Professional
OS Service Pack Service Pack 3
Internet Explorer 8.0.6001.18702 (IE 8.0)
DirectX (DirectX 9.0c)
CPU Type DualCore Intel Core 2 Duo E4500, 2200 MHz (11 x 200)
Motherboard Name ECS 945GCT-NM
Motherboard Chipset Intel Lakeport-G i945G
System Memory 3328 MB (DDR2-667 DDR2 SDRAM)
DIMM1: Samsung M3 78T2953EZ3-CE6 1 GB DDR2-667 DDR2 SDRAM (5-5-5-15 @ 333 MHz) (4-4-4-12 @ 266 MHz) (3-3-3-9 @ 200 MHz)
DIMM2: Melco 1 GB DDR2-667 DDR2 SDRAM (5-5-5-15 @ 333 MHz) (4-4-4-12 @ 266 MHz) (3-3-3-9 @ 200 MHz)
DIMM3: Samsung M3 78T2953EZ3-CE6 1 GB DDR2-667 DDR2 SDRAM (5-5-5-15 @ 333 MHz) (4-4-4-12 @ 266 MHz) (3-3-3-9 @ 200 MHz)
DIMM4: Crucial RM12864AA667.8FE 1 GB DDR2-667 DDR2 SDRAM (5-5-5-15

sorry for the delay

I downloaded and burned the fedora12 dvd 64 bit iso
installed it and I believe I checked the encrypt system button

the paraphrase was entered
I logged into fedora ran the update
and everythinbg was running smoothly
In fact it was running super fast and everything was fine!!!

now when i try to boot that disk I dont even get to the paraphrase input dialog
it just freeses
no matter how or what I try??
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And the "famous last words" on the screen are?
Old 07-20-2010, 06:27 PM   #3
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last wordfs are this

the bios check goes smoothly and after saying that the drive is ok t
it locks
at this point there should be a input dialog for the encrypted fedora linux
theres nothing tho
kust locks b 4 the dialog box appears???


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