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Old 02-25-2013, 04:50 AM   #1
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Problem installing from Fedora 17 x86_64 DVD (W8 dual boot)

Hi,I'm trying to install Fedora 17 x86_64 with bootable dvd. I'm using windows 8 with intel motherboard i5 processor and I want dual boot.
But the problem is..

ERROR: could not insert 'floppy': No such device
Loading Fedora 17 x86_64 installer ...
rpcbind: rpcbind terminating on signal. Restart with "rpcbind -w"

How I solve it?
Old 02-25-2013, 09:51 PM   #2
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a few things:

#1, instead of Fedora 17, user Fedora 18, it is the current OS and much better then 17.
#1a F18 is a complete remake on the installer so heads up

#2, floppy drives are no longer supported by default from what I have read and understad.

#3, the larger problem is Win8 and the fact that it attempts to BLOCK all other OSs from being installed on the computer including other MS OSs.

#4, Fedora 18 should be able to get around your issues.

good luck.
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Old 02-25-2013, 11:48 PM   #3
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Have you tested with live-cd?
Did this computer come with W8 preinstalled?
Old 02-26-2013, 12:27 AM   #4
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Testing with a LIVE DVD/CD is a good way to see what's really going on-

lleb is right + +
Fedora 18 should get around those issues.

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Old 02-27-2013, 10:55 AM   #5
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Thanks.I just install fedora 18.Its working.
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Originally Posted by SS91 View Post
Thanks.I just install fedora 18.Its working.
That's great! Congrads on the installation! Enjoy your distro!

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