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Install F23 in VirtualBox get hung with 'Waiting for 1 threads to finish'.

asked 2016-02-26 00:14:00 -0500

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I was trying to install F23 in VirtualBox from a live disk and I am stuck at the installation page where it is "Waiting for 1 threads to finish" to start the installation. I restarted the installation again, but again when I get to that page, it gets stuck again! Has anyone (else) come across this problem?

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answered 2016-09-27 01:24:17 -0500

The problem seems linked to the geolocation process which hangs: https://tobyheywood.com/rhelcentos-7-waiting-for-1-threads-to-finish/.

If you don't want to wait 15 minutes, you can, on boot screen press "tab", then add "inst.geoloc=0" to the kernel options. Just tested it, it works like a charm. :)

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answered 2016-02-26 00:20:59 -0500

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This resolved itself after 15 min. Go figure.

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