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Re: [SLE] 9.1 installation with USB keyboard and mouse
  • From: Radule Soskic <rms@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 08 Jul 2004 13:58:32 +0200
  • Message-id: <1089287912.13077.3.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thu, 2004-07-08 at 10:09, Leendert Meyer wrote:
> On Thursday 08 July 2004 09:36, Radule Soskic wrote:
> > On Wed, 2004-07-07 at 16:38, Leendert Meyer wrote:
> > > On Wednesday 07 July 2004 16:23, Radule Soskic wrote:
> > > > Hi List!
> > > >
> > > > I just tried to upgrade my 9.0 to 9.1, but installation hangs at
> > > > "activating USB devices" forever. I did not have such problems with the
> > > > 9.0 installation on the same computer. It is a HP Compaq d530, with USB
> > > > keyboard and USB mouse.
> > > >
> > > > Is there anybody with the same/similar experience, and possible
> > > > solution?
> > >
> > > At the bootmenu, add this option:
> > >
> > > hwprobe=-usb
> > >
> > > and see if that helps
> > >
> > > Cheers,
> > >
> > > Leen
> >
> > Thank you, I tried it, but with the same result: "Activating USB
> > Devices..." forever...
>
> 1. Remove any USB devices, and try again
>
> 2. In the boot menu, try 'Installation - Safe Settings'
>
> 3. Time to do some RTFM: have a look at the SDB
> (http://portal.suse.com/sdb/en/index.html).
>
> Cheers,
>
> Leen

Well, 1 and 3 of the above helped together. Keyboard and mouse (USB
devices) should be plugged out before HW scan and USB activation, and
plugged in again after that. There is a text in SDB about a similar
case.

Everything went fine after this...

Thank you very much and best regards,

cikasole


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