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  1. #1

    mandrake install freezes

    Hello all, Im trying to install mandrake 10.1 with a DVD that I know is working. It gets through the first few checks and then freezes at: Preceeding, please wait...

    just sits there and there is nothing i can do about it.

  2. #2
    Linux Guru dylunio's Avatar
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    Have you tried un-plugging usb devices?

    What are your system specs, you may be able to press Esc and see exactly were it stops.

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    Ill have to try removing usb devices...pressing escape just made the ^[ character. thanks

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    well removing all usb devices worked. so i plugged my usb>ps2 converter into my mouse and plugged it in. now the damn thing actually gets into the install but will freeze when trying to detect/install drivers for my secondary SATA HD. lol wtf

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