Re: [SLE] 9.1 Pro install problem

From: Thom Nuzum (
Date: 06/30/04

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    Date: Wed, 30 Jun 2004 10:37:56 -0400

    On Wednesday 30 June 2004 10:26, Darrell Cormier wrote:
    > I attempted fresh installs (twice) of 9.1 Pro on my system with a new
    > harddrive. Each time it starts loading packages from DVD it takes forever.
    > Several minutes for packages less than 1MB in size. After 2.5 hours only
    > 8% was loaded.
    > I aborted the install and then attempted an 8.2 Pro install on the same
    > hardware thinking maybe the HD was giving me problems and it just completed
    > loading all the packages from DVD in less than 1 hour.
    > Anybody know what might be happening here?
    > Any thing in the 2.6 kernel that might bog down with my hardware?
    > Hardware info:
    > Asus Mobo with Athlon XP 2200+
    > 512MB Ram
    > ATI Radeon 7500
    > Maxtor 40GB (M$ XP)=hda
    > Sony DVD player = hdb
    > Maxtor 120GB, 8MB cache (new drive) = hdc
    > Plextor CDRW = hdd
    > Any help is appreciated,
    > Darrell

    The few times this happened to me was with acpi. Did you try an install with
    disable acpi instead?

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