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Old 11-23-2007, 05:12 PM   #1
ehsantux
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Problem installing fedora 8 i386


Hi my friends,
I downloaded and wrote fedora 8 on dvd and then boot it,after loading initrd.img,vmliuz when the system wanted to start anakonda installer and the text "loading sbin/loader" appeared then nothing happened and i have to poweroff my labtop. i booted it some times but i just face to the same problem.
i examine it to another labtop and it install without any problem.
what i can solve this problem?

my labtop config is: Toshiba tecra a4-512 mb ram,2Ghz pentium M,64mb ati graphic

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Old 11-24-2007, 06:08 AM   #2
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There's a nice thread here http://www.fedoraforum.org/forum/sho...Fsbin%2Floader that discusses your issue.
 
Old 11-24-2007, 01:02 PM   #3
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Hey guys. I managed to acquire a fedora core 8 dvd installer. However, it doesnt install. knoppix started but this one doesnt. Need some basic advice.
 
Old 11-27-2007, 03:24 PM   #4
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Hi my friends...
Thanks for your guidance.
finally i could install fedora core 8 but i faced to another problem.
when fedora is loading it check for my wireless network and it can not configure my wireless network then my system hangs.
the current message for this problem is:
"Bringing up interface wlan0: SI0CSIFFLAG:
operation not supported
./ifup-wireless: line 60: 2001 segmentation fault
iwconfig $service channel $channel"
how can i solve this problem? \
Regards.
 
Old 11-27-2007, 03:40 PM   #5
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Login to the desktop, select System > Administration > Network. Select the network interface(s) and click edit. Uncheck activate device when computer starts. Save and exit. Now when the system boots there will not be the delay while trying to activate network interfaces.
 
Old 12-05-2007, 09:49 AM   #6
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Hi my friends,
as i said my system hangs when it is configuring wireless network and i cant do anything.
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