On Tue, 2019-07-30 at 13:24 -0400, John Chludzinski wrote: > I've been doing a CentOS 7.6.1810 net-install since last night. The machine > seems ok but has been stuck with "performing post-installation setup tasks" > for hours. This is an old Dell T5400 box, so it isn't blazing fast but ... > > Is there a way to pull up its skirt (so to speak) and check/monitor the > installation activity while installing it? Having already started the > installation? > Yes, there are shells running on the alternative consoles, so if you are doing a GUI install then do Ctrl-Alt-F1 to get to the text console - that console is the one running the install and may have some error messages. Do Alt-F2 from there to get to a shell prompt with root privileges, Alt-F3 for the anaconda log, Alt-F4 for the storage log, Alt-F5 for other log messages and Alt-F6 to get back to the GUI install. P.