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> Install Mandrake 9.0 Into Compaq Nx9010
post Aug 16 2004, 07:17 AM
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Whats this Lie-nix Thing?

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Good day, I have any problem. I can install Mandrake 9.0 into my notebook
(compaq nx9010), where W xp is running. If I insert the first install disk
into drive and restart my machine, I`ll see the Mandrake install dialog box.
So I press enter key to start the instalation. Then the instalation control my
hardware and then the process cut. Screen looks like:

hda:IC25N040ATMR04-0, ATA DISK drive
Partion check:
hda: and in this place cursor is blinking.

I don`t know where is problem. I have reserved a free place in hard disk to
install Linux and problem isn`t on the install cd side (on another PC the
install process ending successfully). Please help me. Thank you, Zdenek Skodik
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post Aug 16 2004, 09:05 PM
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Its GNU/

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Is there a reason you are tying 9.0? That is pretty out of date, there were a lot of bugs that got fixed in 9.0, with a newer computer you might want to try either 9.2 or 10.0. If you really want 9.0 just say so and we will try to work past this problem.

--Jim Lester

Distro: Gentoo
System: AMD Athlon 3000+ XP 2.166 GHz
NVIDIA nForce2 IGP Chipset
NVIDIA nForce2 Dual Head 64 MB Graphics

Server Distro: CentOS
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