Hit, when the installer shows; any key; the progress bar
stops. You 'll see a boot options: linux | down in the screen
type right after it; mem=nopentium and then enter
If this works, make sure this options gets in your
I know there are more options like noapic etc, better do
a search on that, or read the bootprompt howto.
This mem=nopentium is a workaround for some amd related
problems, i had to put it in for Nvidia to work with OpenGL.