Re: Fedora 8.0 Installation problems

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On Wed, 2008-05-14 at 21:48 -0400, max wrote:
> Robert Cox wrote:
> >  
> >   I need to reiterate that when I boot from my fedora DVD initially, it appears like it loads my drivers OK as soon as it boots. This usually takes 2-3 minutes. It then asks me for my languages. Then I chose the CD installation method. At this point it says that my device driver cannot be found, and gives me a number of different drivers to choose from including several different types of SCSI. I am just not sure which one I should use for the install.  It will not let me go beyond this step.  Any further suggestions would be appreciated.
> > 
> Device driver for what device?, i seem to have missed that part 
> somehow(scratches head), list the options it gives you , this may 
> provide a better clue to which device driver you are talking 
> about(presumably the harddrive?I hate assuming but i will if i have too 
> :) You might also try just randomly picking one of the available 
> choices, assuming you have good backups of everything, I don't think it 
> would hose anything since if you pick the wrong one it shouldn't work at 
> all, sometimes you gotta just stick your neck out....but keep good 
> backups , just in case.

He's not finding his CD/DVD device. But, you're right, sometimes
trouble-shooting with a shotgun has it's merits! He just may have to go
the route you suggested. :) Ric

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"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.
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