3 distros. All the same boot problem on a desktop.

I have tried to install Linux Mint, Fedora and Debian on a desktop machine with default BIOS settings (all I changed was the boot order). All 3 of them will install, but freeze at a certain point during boot. The last I recall, the following messages were shown before the freeze:

(These are what I roughly remember. They may not be 100% to the letter)

- Fedora: Waiting for scsi_storage scan

- Debian: Address collision

What could be causing 3 distros to have the same similar symptoms?

- AMD Athlon II X3 440 Rana 3.0 Ghz
- Biostar A870U3
- Ati Radeon 5670
- GSkill 8GB DDR3 (2 x 4GB)

Thank you all!
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  1. The "Address collison" seems to be a known bug associated with Debian derived distributions (although most reports say that the system still boots). Why not try a non-Debian distribution - Fedora, SuSE, or - if you're feeling adventurous - Gentoo?
  2. What drive configuration are you running?
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