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Old 07-07-2003, 02:39 PM   #1
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Unhappy red hat 9 hangs during installation

Proper newbie......

trying to install linux red hat on

p3 550
cirrux logic graphics..
6 gig hdd

kinda stuff,,,,,

any way it get to about half way and hangs.... is this a crash or does it want the secound cd?
is this computer good enough?

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Old 07-07-2003, 05:02 PM   #2
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Have you ran the 'media test' as offered by the installation program?
This test will try to check if the CD's are valid for use for an installation.

Your computer is good enough, I've got Red Hat Linux 9 running on an old Pentium 75/32 MB (in txt mode), a Pentium II-233/96MB and a new Pentium 4.

Last edited by cropcircle; 07-07-2003 at 05:03 PM.


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