[CentOS] Problems installing CentOS 8

Tue Dec 24 01:19:36 UTC 2019
Michael Eager <eager at eagerm.com>

I'm having a problem installing CentOS 8 from a USB drive.  When the 
installer boots from the USB, it displays the language selection screen. 
  After I select English and continue, the installer freezes.  The USB 
drive flashes a couple times over the next minute or so, the stops.  The 
mouse moves the cursor, but the installer is unresponsive to either 
selecting QUIT or HELP.

I've tried both the default and the basic graphic install with the same 

CentOS-8-x86-1905-dvd1.iso (sha256 verified)
ASUS Prime B350 Plus motherboard
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 CPU
4 SATA drives in RAID/LVM configuration.
M.2 500Gb Samsung SSD (not formatted)

Michael Eager    eager at eagerm.com
1960 Park Blvd., Palo Alto, CA 94306