Re: [SLE] 9.1 Pro install problem
From: Thom Nuzum (linux_at_tendata.com)
To: firstname.lastname@example.org 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,
The few times this happened to me was with acpi. Did you try an install with
disable acpi instead?
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