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Old 02-18-2002, 10:45 AM   #1
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RH 7.1 Linux installation freezes at Bios

I went all the way throught the installation (both CDs) Upon reboot the computer just stops at the bios. What have I done wrong? I used disk druid to delete the winme partiion and I tried to create a /, /boot, /swappartion, partiions. Another things that is wierd is that I cannot make any of the partition more than 1 mb. Any suggestions
Old 02-18-2002, 11:18 AM   #2
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not sure how you would install it if your partitions are no larger than 1mb... and stopping at a bios or freezing there wouldn't be a linux problem but a computer hardware/bios problem..
Old 02-18-2002, 12:54 PM   #3
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maybe . . . it could freeze at bios by a software issue, butyou certainly need to get a little ways into startup. if it freezes right at startup, then it is most likely a bios problem. if it freezes shortly after, your mbr could be screwed.

Old 02-18-2002, 03:12 PM   #4
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POST- then freezes

Big question, where did you install your boot loader and is it Lilo or Grub? another thing is I personnelly like to create to partitons. 1 "/" now using etx3 and the other a swap. Possibilies lie somewhere there.


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