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Re: [SLE] 7.2 Install locks up during hardware detection
  • From: Mads Martin Jørgensen <mmj@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 1 Aug 2001 16:48:19 -0700
  • Message-id: <20010801164819.B4445@xxxxxxxx>
* Argentium G. Tiger <agtiger@xxxxxxxxx> [Aug 01. 2001 16:38]:
> I've got a SuSE 7.2 install starting from the boot floppy disk. The 7.2
> files will be installed via FTP.
>
> The boot procedure halts on this first diskette at this point:
>
> Starting Hardware Detection...
> > usb.3: read info
>
> After that, it just hangs.
>
> The hardware is an iWill DBS-100 dual Pentium III 450 MHz machine, with
> one 256 Meg SDRam DIMM, an ISA Intel network card, two PCI Intel EtherExpress
> Pro 10/100 network cards, an ISA Soundblaster AWE32 with WaveBlaster
> daughter card, and a Diamond Stealth PCI video card.
>
> In the bios, I've disabled the Bios Keyboard, COM1:, COM2:, and LPT1:
> to free up some interrupts.
>
> I didn't see anything in the bios to specify USB services in general.
>
> Any ideas anyone?

Try manual installation. And if it continues, try manual installation
with YaST1.

--
Mads Martin Jørgensen, http://mmj.dk
"Why make things difficult, when it is possible to make them cryptic and
totally illogic, with just a little bit more effort."
-- A. P. J.

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