[CentOS] Installation question?

Wed Jul 31 15:05:51 UTC 2019
Miroslav Geisselreiter <mg at intar.cz>

Try text installation, I used to have similar problem with graphics 


Dne 31.7.2019 v 15:32 John Chludzinski napsal(a):
> After finally completing and trying to reboot, the machine goes into
> "Emergency Mode" and asks that I log in as root. That fails and the machine
> becomes completely unresponsive.
> I tried the minimum install and got the same result.
> Hard to diagnose an unresponsive machine.
> On Tue, Jul 30, 2019 at 4:54 PM isdtor <isdtor at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Pete Biggs writes:
>>> 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.
>> It is my experience too that starting with CentOS 7, "post-installation
>> setup tasks" take up an inproportionate amount of time during. All I was
>> able to find out was that the kickstart %post section was not the culprit.
>> It would be nice to have some detailed documentation what these
>> post-installation tasks actually are. ISTR a lot of dracut this and that
>> showing up in top.