[PlanetCCRMA] Total failure to install Fedore Core 23

Felix Homann linuxaudio at showlabor.de
Thu May 4 00:21:49 PDT 2017

Don't know why you post this on the PlanetCCRMA list but nevertheless I'd
recommend trying to install the current Fedora 25 instead of the outdated
23. I vaguely remember having had some installation issues with 23 myself.

metachromatic <metachromatic at gmail.com> schrieb am Do., 4. Mai 2017 um
08:59 Uhr:

>  Background: been using linux for 10 years, mostly Mint, Ubuntu, Arch.
> Core 2 Duo Lenovo laptop w 4 GB RAM, 320 GB hard drive.
>  As with other linux installs, started by resizing 320 GB hard drive
> sda1 to give 36 GB primary partition sda2 formatted as ext2, another 1
> GB partition logical partition sda3 formatted ext2 for swap using
> gparted boot disk.
>  Fedora Core 23 iso burned to DVD crashes on boot, goes to emergency
> screen dracut. Claims "problems with disk." No problems. Both Windows
> chkdesk + linux fsck confirm no issues with hard drive target
> partition or any other partition. No cross-linked files, MBR issues,
> etc.
>  So downloaded Fedora Core 23 iso to primary hard drive, used
> Universal USB installed for linux to install Fedora 23 iso
> onto a spare 8 GB USB drive, then booted from that.
>  This time Fedore 23 comes up.
>  Tell Fedora 23 to install on sda2 36 GB ext 2 partition with mount
> point /. Core 23 refuses. I click and click and click, won't do it.
>   Nothing I can do will get Core 23 to install in any way, shape, or form.
>   Any ideas?
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