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I've got Mandriva 2009 powerpack being installed on a Dell GX 280 desktop computer. I get just past the hard drive partitioning of the installation and the install freezes. I've ...
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- 09-11-2009 #1
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Mandriva 2009 lockup - Dell GX 280
I get just past the hard drive partitioning of the installation and the install freezes. I've still got mouse movement, but other than that basically a blank screen.
I'm not skilled enough to figure out where to start looking at diagnosing the problem . Any ideas on what I should be looking at?
I'm suspicious of the video card (i.e. maybe Mandriva doesn't have working drivers?) but I'm not sure how to diagnose or fix that.
- 09-11-2009 #2
Try install using text mode, I believe you need to press F1 during the boot sequence to bring up other options, including text mode.