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Old 10-26-2006, 02:59 PM   #1
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udev error PLEASE HELP

the laptop i have attempted to install fedora core 5 on is an acer laptop with:
180 gb HD
2 gb of RAM
128 mb ATI card
AMD turion 64 x2


i have installed fedora without a single problem up until i reboot after the installation.. i get the following message:

"starting udev: Wait Timeout. Will continue in background [FAILED]"

any help would be great

Old 11-22-2006, 02:42 PM   #2
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I got the exact same problem on my laptop (acer aspire 5102, similar spec) - if you (or anyone else) figured out how to overcome it could you message me or send a reply please?
Old 11-29-2006, 10:08 AM   #3
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Did you ever find a solution to the problem?
Old 11-29-2006, 04:29 PM   #4
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I found a solution and my fedora core 5 works perfectly now.

I would post the link but apparantly I haven't posted enough to post the url:
Old 11-29-2006, 04:31 PM   #5
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Here it is:


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