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Can not install fedora 20 on hp laptop

asked 2014-05-29 03:38:26 -0500

iac gravatar image

updated 2014-09-28 14:22:31 -0500

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I have try many time to install fedora 20 on hp pavilion14 with dvd or livecd, and all that is failed.

Although I can easily and successfully to install fedora 19 or ubuntu 14.04 on it ,but my favorite is fedora 20.

It always stuck when install fedora 20 at

  • [sdb] No Caching mode page found

    [sdb] Assuming drive cache: write through

    Started Show Plymouth Boot Screen.

    Reached target Paths.

    Reached target Basic System.

Please help !!!

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answered 2014-05-29 04:10:32 -0500

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updated 2014-05-29 04:12:46 -0500

You can try to:

  • Regenerate the CD, this time burn it to the lower speed and also check MD5sum.
  • Create a Live USB instead of CD, it is preferable.
  • If you cannot install, in no way, F20 directly, install F19 and upgrade to F20 with FedUp
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I have tried to install with LiveUSB or update from F19,but none of them is usefull

iac gravatar imageiac ( 2014-05-29 04:32:30 -0500 )edit

What happens when you run fedup from F19?

jsightler gravatar imagejsightler ( 2014-05-29 10:02:20 -0500 )edit

I get a blank screen when i choose feup from grub

iac gravatar imageiac ( 2014-05-29 23:15:29 -0500 )edit

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