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Old 08-18-2008, 07:06 AM   #1
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Cant not install any packages in fedora-9

Hello frends i hav installed fedora-9 on my pc having intel dual core 512 RAM and intel 102ggc2 motherboard having on board ATI graphics.After installing fedora it says that Bios bug 8254!! timer no connected IO-APIC error and the mouse keyboard and monitor hangs up.I try another option by providing kernel option "nopaic" and fedora starts.
But now problem still remains is that i can not install any additional packages into fedora from root login it says u donot have sufficient privillages to install and says failed to install.

I reinstall fedora but problem still remains the same can anyone plz help me out for that problem how to overcome bios bug.Is there any method for removing tht bug so that my fedora runs in normal manner.plz help me guys.

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Old 08-19-2008, 03:51 PM   #2
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might help if you indulge us a little about your hardware

have you read the forum post guide ?

I think NOT
Old 08-21-2008, 09:15 AM   #3
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Please log in as "user" and try this for install :
1) command in a terminal : 'su'
2) and as root, command : 'yum install <package>'
**yum will then download and install the package.

It is not recommended to log in as root.

Good Luck !


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