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Old 02-07-2011, 07:22 PM   #1
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Exclamation Installing Fedora 14, Installation Problem

Hello Linuxquestions, I am pretty new to Linux OS's, but I have gone through the process of installing linux onto several of my system already.

The problem I am having is when I attempt to install Fedora 14 onto my Unbuntu 10.10 (erasing Unbuntu to be specific) I am stuck at the Post-Installation process.
I am using a CD-RW to install Fedora onto my Ubuntu, and I installed Ubuntu onto the computer originally with another CD-R.

I assume this usually takes a few minutes, as the pop-up says that it may take several, but it has been several hours with no progress. I was pretty far into the installation when the pop up appeared, and it said

"Post-Installation: Performing post-installation filesystem changes. This may take several minutes.". As I said, it has been several hours.

Any help would be appreciated.

Last edited by Tendow; 02-07-2011 at 07:44 PM.
Old 02-07-2011, 09:34 PM   #2
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Are you trying to set up a dual boot system with Ubuntu or did you wipe the hard drive and install clean?
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same with mine.. i installed VL 6.0 on a previously installed VL5.1 partition in my HD.. install successful but upon boot up.. it stopped in :

VFS: Mounting /dev/hdc12 read only.. etc..
"Freeing unused kernel memory..212k freed"
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if you are creating a dual boot system with Ubuntu and Fedora, its better to install Fedora first and Ubuntu second as Ubuntu has a better partition manager. For more help follow this link.

Old 02-08-2011, 03:39 PM   #5
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Alright, thanks NM04.


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