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Re: Fedora 9: install attempts freeze


Steve Jain

On Fri, 29 Aug 2008 12:30:48 -0700 (PDT), dryii <dyorkii@xxxxxx>

>I'm attempting to create a new virtual machine in Virtual PC 2007
>( for Fedora 9. I downloaded the DVD ISO last night. I
>created a new VM with 1GB of memory and 16GB disk. I can boot the VM
>and have successfully booted off the ISO image.
>The problem? No matter what options I put for booting (text vs GUI
>doesn't matter, either) the load stops around the following area:
> system 00:0c: iomem range 0x0-0x0 could not be reserved
>It doesn't stop on that line every time, but near/around that part of
>the boot process. When it hits the freeze, I have to reset the VM.
>CTRL-ALT-DEL doesn't work. I'm not getting the "unrecoverable
>processor error", but I did try adding the 'noreplace-paravirt'. It
>didn't help.
>Any suggestions on what I might try to get this loaded?
Try dropping the RAM assigned down to 512BM for the install and see
how that works.

Steve Jain, Virtual Machine MVP
I do not work for Microsoft.

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