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  1. #1

    mandrake install hangs @ 2%

    Well as the topic subject indicates, im trying to install mandrake 10.1 (community) on my Althon 1800+... It boots from the cd, i choose partitions, etc and when it starts to install it hangs at 2%.... It hangs when installing RPM...

    Any ideas???

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    Linux Guru sarumont's Avatar
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    Did you check the md5 sum of your iso before you burned it? Also did you have the MDK installer check the integrity of the disks?
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    ok, i feel like a bit of a newb now... md5 sum? and i didn't see anthing about checking the integrity of the disks....

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    B'ham Alabama
    During the install that is a option in Fedora. I do not know that that is in the mandrake install. Press 'i think' alt+F3 during the install. That way you can see where it hangs. md5 is a tool to check that the disk you d/l are ok. Some d/l's are bad and will not install. I have had a few so its always a good idea to check. look here

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    hi, i had this issue with 10.1 on a athlon 600 and found that if i used 9.2 instead it worked fine, you can then update.

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