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9.3 install on Compaq 3017CL notebook hangs or fails to find hard drive
  • From: "Randall J. Parr" <RParr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 17 May 2005 17:41:56 -0700
  • Message-id: <428A8F54.3020809@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Have Compaq Presario 3017CL notebook with SuSE 9.2 installed and running fine.

Trying to install/upgrade SuSE 9.3.

When booting from the DVD and selecting "Installation", the system hangs while "Initializing".

When booting from the DVD and selecting "Installation w/o ACPI" or "Installation - Safe mode" the installation ask for keyboard, etc. but then says it can find no hard drive.

I did not experience a problem like this when installing SuSE 9.1 or SuSE 9.2 on this system.

Any idea how to get past this? Boot parameters to try, etc.?

Thanks


R.Parr, RHCE
Temporal Arts


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