New install. Installer hangs cold at initramfs prompt.

"Terrell Prudé Jr." microman at
Sun May 18 21:52:57 UTC 2008

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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