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Old 05-05-2005, 06:29 PM   #1
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Fedora Core 3 HELPPPPP


Hello,

I just finished the installation of fedora core 3 and then removed my cd and rebooted, then on the start up where it goes black screen and white text, it gets stuck on

"Configuring Kernal Parameters"

and it's been like that for 8 hours.

help???

this my first post, sorry if i posted in the wrong place

thanks
 
Old 05-05-2005, 09:55 PM   #2
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Hello,

I have fixed the problem above, but now i get another error, after it gets past a lot of stuff, it starts saying failed on most things, then a login prompt comes and i log in, then another prompt comes up and says
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Would you like to view the detailed X server output as well?

Yes or No?
how can i fix this??

thanks
 
Old 05-06-2005, 01:33 AM   #3
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ashkar,
on what all services(or things, according to u) does it fail at start up? can u list them out? i know that it's painful...but you'd better do it. as far as the X server output message is concerned, i think it has got something to do with ur graphic display. let's see...by the way, are u booting directly to graphical mode?

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Old 05-06-2005, 09:44 AM   #4
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Yes, I think it is graphics, I can not really list them because to goes by really quickly

I remember it failing an IP thing and then it failed a lot of things about the X server and some graphics.

I am just turning on my computer, and doing nohting else besides removing somethings in the line to make it unstuck on "Configuring KErnal parameters"

thanks
 
Old 05-06-2005, 10:57 AM   #5
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The messages should be recorded in the log, you can copy them from there.
 
Old 05-06-2005, 06:28 PM   #6
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I dont understand where it saved to, I can't turn on my PC cause linux is the only installation i have and it doesn't boot.

I don't really understand

sry

thanks for help
 
Old 05-10-2005, 01:26 AM   #7
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that's okay....which graphic card do u use? can u recall if your graphics card was probed properly during installation? did anaconda probe the VDU properly? to tell about ip, that isn't an issue at all....it always fails the first time(at least, it has happened to me). once u configure your network, u won't have troubles with it any more.

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Old 05-10-2005, 10:08 PM   #8
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Old 05-10-2005, 10:28 PM   #9
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Did you enable SE Linux? This might be what you are seeing going by. Unless you tweak this security item then you you more than likely see several odd errors.

Check out the HCL section here for info on hardware setup.

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Old 05-10-2005, 10:33 PM   #10
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where are those screenshots of FC3 installation?

maybe tashkar needs to see how the installation is supposed to look?

if he is doing a fresh install, it may be better just to acquaint himself to see what went wrong in his installation
 
Old 05-10-2005, 11:15 PM   #11
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I installed Mandrake, I do not think anything went wrong.

"Did you enable SE Linux? This might be what you are seeing going by. Unless you tweak this security item then you you more than likely see several odd errors. "

what do u mean??

thanks
 
Old 05-11-2005, 06:07 PM   #12
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Sorry I thought you were still working with FC3. Seen it at the beginning. SE Linux is a new security feature that FC3 has added. Very new.
 
Old 06-03-2005, 10:47 AM   #13
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The black screen problem seems to originate from a misconfigured xorg.conf file. Get into GRUB before FC3 starts up ( you can do so by pressing any button on the keyboard before startup begins) - type 'a' while 'Fedora Core 3" is selected, and then add "init 3" to the end of kernel paramter line. This will boot you into a terminal - from there you should be able to edit your /etc/X11/xorg.conf file to make it work.

I hope this helps anyone else with this problem!
 
  


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