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"Terrell Prudé Jr." 05-18-2008 09:52 PM

New install. Installer hangs cold at initramfs prompt.
 
Nat Gross wrote:
> Hi;
> Installing 8.0.4 on new 64 bit HP AMD Phenom9600 system, and a few
> moments after indicating "English", the system hangs cold with mouse
> and keyboard also locked.
> This happens at the initramfs prompt.
> Am installing 64 bit on the system which has Vista SP1 installed on
> half of 1 drive.
> The system has 2 465 gig drives attached to an HP Nvidia RAID
> controller but NOT configured as raid, just 2 drives.
> It also has a GeForce 8400 video, along with 6 gig of ram.
>
> Please advise.
> nat
>

Those aren't Seagate hard disks by any chance, are they?

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"Nat Gross" 05-18-2008 10:16 PM

New install. Installer hangs cold at initramfs prompt.
 
On Sun, May 18, 2008 at 5:52 PM, "Terrell Prudé Jr."
<microman@cmosnetworks.com> wrote:
> Nat Gross wrote:
>> Hi;
>> Installing 8.0.4 on new 64 bit HP AMD Phenom9600 system, and a few
>> moments after indicating "English", the system hangs cold with mouse
>> and keyboard also locked.
>> This happens at the initramfs prompt.
>> Am installing 64 bit on the system which has Vista SP1 installed on
>> half of 1 drive.
>> The system has 2 465 gig drives attached to an HP Nvidia RAID
>> controller but NOT configured as raid, just 2 drives.
>> It also has a GeForce 8400 video, along with 6 gig of ram.
>>
>> Please advise.
>> nat
>>
>
> Those aren't Seagate hard disks by any chance, are they?
Uh oh. I smell trouble.
Seagate ST350063 500GB (465 gig in reality.) two of em.
What's the scoop?

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