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Old 09-22-2007, 10:29 PM   #1
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Unhappy installation of Fedora 6 freezing

When I get to the part of formating my hard drive it freezes up on the /boot section...Any suggestions? I reall need help with this it just did it again...this damn thing froze up right in the middle of format /boot....WHY IS IT DOING THIS...NOW I AM FREAKIN MAD.....

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Old 09-22-2007, 10:39 PM   #2
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Angry Need Help Fast!!!!!!!!!!1

I really need someone to help me out with this. I am really frustrated right now. I have not had a working laptop in over a week now. I can't seem to find a distro to work right on my HP dv6000...not even work right...not work at all. Any suggestions to a distro that does work on this particular laptop would be HUGELY APPRECIATED!!!
Old 09-22-2007, 11:38 PM   #3
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i need help too
Old 09-22-2007, 11:55 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by hansgiga View Post
i need help too
I am just having nothing but issues. I still can't get the GNOME desktop to boot. I had to install with the text version...the GUI froze in the middle of formatting /boot. I have tried many versions of linux...and still have had no working laptop in more than a week...
Old 09-22-2007, 11:57 PM   #5
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What is the point of formating a /boot partition in the first place??? If you need to format, get a gparted livecd and do it properly. Then try installing to the already formated partition(s). If that doesn't work, boot the installer with one or more boot arguments. I don't know which are required for your type of machine but noapic and nolapic appear to be long-time laptop favourites.

By the way, kicking your posts - and then within a span of a single minute - is not a way to make yourself popular around here. If you have any second thoughts, use the edit option to rework the original post.

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Old 09-23-2007, 12:37 AM   #6
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it would help to have some more information about your machine


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