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  1. #1

    New mobo & vid card- now I cannot install Fedora Core 3

    Well, I've just upgraded my comp: purchased a new mobo (Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe) and a new vid card (Gigabyte GeForce 7800 GTX ).

    Problem is, when I try to install Fedora Core 3 from the setup disk, the setup hangs up on:-


    I've got around 40 GB of unallocated space on my HDD (same as I had before).

    Could it possibly (if unlikely) be that my hardware is unsupported my the distro?...


  2. #2
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    Apr 2005
    Try passing the 'noacpi' option to the kernel at boot, just by typing it at the command line.
    Debian Jessie x86_64 & armhf :: LibreELEC is the solution for your Linux-based HTPC setups.

  3. #3
    Sorry it took so long to get back...

    Typing 'noacpi' didn't work, anyhow (out of interest what does acpi stand for?).

    Any other suggestions?

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