install of 6.10 on a desktop
helenjohns40 at bellsouth.net
Tue Dec 19 04:30:17 UTC 2006
On Mon, 2006-12-18 at 12:38 -0500, J. David Boyd wrote:
> I'm trying to install 6.10 on a computer.
> Everything runs find off of the live CD. The scanner scans, the web camera
> works, the internet works, everything is fine.
> However, when I go to install to the hard drive, after entering user info,
> partitioning, etc, the screen says installing software.
> When it gets to 59%, it stops. And I do mean stops. No drive access light,
> no cd spinning, nothing.
> I've tried it several times.
> My question is, is there someway to find out what is going on? There is no
> info displayed on the screen, other than the status bar.
> How do I dig in and find out what is going wrong?
> Or, is there some way to do a non-graphic install of the CD? Would that give
> me more information, possibly?
> Any ideas are welcome!
> Dave put the install cd in the cdrom and leave it loaded and running overnight
then get up next day and click install! It worked for me! Dave? do u
have an hp computer, or an athalon xp ?........paul
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