[ILUG] Fedora 10 MacBook
Gareth 'bigbro' Eason
bigbro at skynet.ie
Sun Jun 14 03:04:21 IST 2009
Conor Mac Aoidh wrote:
> I tried again today to install Fedora 10 on my macbook. I first installed
> rEFIt and it's working fine. I installed Fedora 10 with a custom layout:
> /boot 200mb /dev/sda4
> / 82 GB /dev/sda5
> swap 4 GB
> The install process went fine. Once I rebooted and selected to boot from
> Fedora I was greeted by the loading thing. Then it started to get really
> slow towards the end of the loading, and eventually it stopped and said that
> there was a file system error. It gave me the option to reboot or enter my
> root pswd and troubleshoot. During the troubleshooting process it seemed to
> be going through an endless loop of checking the FS and declaring an error.
> I eventually gave up and booted back into OSX.
Checking some kind of error on 82GB of disk can take a long time,
particularly with lower speed laptop hard drives. First thing I'd do
would be to try again, and leave it at least overnight. See if there are
errors that can be found.
Hopefully, something in the error messages should give you a clue as to
how to progress further.
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