5.2 install hangs after menu -- USB ISSUES

Dimitri Aivaliotis dna at everyware.ch
Wed Feb 11 01:09:23 PST 2004

On Wed, 11 Feb 2004 10:19:11 +0800
"Kathy Quinlan" <kat-free at kaqelectronics.dyndns.org> wrote:

> OK this was all a red herring :o(
> The fault turned out to be that in BIOS I had USB support for legacy
> KBD/MOUSE/FDD enabled.
> Then the installer hung while I had an ATMEL USB development board
> plugged in, and also a MGE USB UPS.
> So it looks like the install loader hangs on USB devices that are not
> generic (USB HP ScanJet 5200C, Aopen optical USB mouse and M$ USB
> keyboard are ok)
> Installing the 5.2 Boot Loader trashed Win XP, but a rebuild fixed win
> XP with no loss of data (but I had the data backed up anyway) and I
> installed GAG boot loader so I could dual boot.
> Everything seems to be running sweet now :o)

Glad to hear it. :)

- Dimitri

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