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Re: [SLE] 7.2 Install locks up during hardware detection
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 2 Aug 2001 01:55:35 +0200
  • Message-id: <200108012353.f71NrFo12897@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thursday 02 August 2001 01:48, Mads Martin Jørgensen wrote:
> * 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.

This may be a silly question, but I have to ask it: how do you get a manual
installation with suse without yast1? What's used instead? What do you type
at the boot prompt?

Anders

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