[SATLUG] Motherboard Issues with Fedora 9 and 10

Peter Cross pjcrux at gmail.com
Mon Jun 22 15:53:34 CDT 2009


One other thing, I can boot into a live CD for FC10

On Mon, Jun 22, 2009 at 3:37 PM, Borries Demeler <
demeler at biochem.uthscsa.edu> wrote:

> >
> > No only Fedora 9 or 10. Unfortunately those are the only distro's
> supported
> > within the Amahi Home Server Project (However, Ubuntu soon will be
> currently
> > in Alpha testing). I will try to install tonight again and see what the
> > problem is.
>
> OK, I think there is hope. If you can get through the entire installation,
> it is clear that the MOBO can handle Linux. It must be an installation
> issue.
> For now, use the rescue disc to boot and use the same kernel as you used
> for
> the installation. You can mount the root partition from the command line by
> issueing:
>
> root=/dev/sda1 (if /dev/sda1 is your root partition)
>
> as a kernel parameter during boot.
>
> -b.
>
>
> >
> > On Mon, Jun 22, 2009 at 3:22 PM, Borries Demeler <
> > demeler at biochem.uthscsa.edu> wrote:
> >
> > > >
> > > > It will allow anaconda to install however after applying all of the
> > > updates
> > > > (one of which requires a reboot) it will no longer boot and I have to
> > > start
> > > > all over again...
> > > >
> > > > So in closing... I don't really know other than the mobo continually
> > > crashes
> > > > Fedora. Everything I've found is conflicting as to whether the mobo
> > > supports
> > > > linux or not officially no but others say yes (just not the Via GPU,
> no
> > > > worries have a PCI-E card NVidia 7600)
> > >
> > > If you get through an entire install it's not linux per se that's your
> > > problem.
> > > It's the way the distribution installs the boot information, at least
> > > that's
> > > my hunch. Can you use a rescue disk and access the installed root
> partition
> > > that
> > > way? Without an actual error message during boot time its hard to
> assess
> > > what's
> > > actually wrong, it could be that you are booting the wrong kernel. Have
> you
> > > tried
> > > a different distro,, say Slackware 12.2?
> > >
> > > -b
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> >
> > Peter J. Cross
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