My system is a homebrew Athlon 2100 with 512MB RAM. FC3 ran on it fine. (FC3 is not the issue for this post.) I had two 20GB hard drives installed:
- hda1-Puppy Linux; hda2-empty/ext2; hda3-empty/ext2; and hda4-RHEL4.
- hdb-DVD ROM.
- hdc1-boot; hdc2-FC3; and hdc3-linux swap.
- No hdd.
I replaced hda with a Seagate 160GB hard drive. I reformatted it from fat to ext3.
I booted to CD Disk 1 for the FC6 install and I can't seem to find the right trick to get it to install. (I've tried a number of install options, but probably got them wrong so I won't mention what I tried.) After the install locks up going to the graphical mode with the "X" cursor, I hit control-alt-backspace. Here is what is left on the screen after each attempt (same each time):
Running anaconda, the Fedora Core system installer - please wait...
Probing for video card: ATI Technologies Inc Radeon RV100 QY [Radeon 7000/VE]
Attempting to start native X server
Waiting for X server to start...log located in /temp/ramfs/X.log
1...2...3...4...5... X server started successfully.
_X11TransSocketINETConnect() can't get address for localhost:6001: Temporary fai
lure in name resolution
(mini-wm:588): Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display: :1
Yes, one of the things I tried was the skipsdd option. FC3 was able to connect to the web using DHCP settings. I can remove hdc, but I don't think that is the issue here.
I would really love to get this up and running this weekend. All ideas would be greatly appreciated!
Thank you in advance!!!