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Old 11-29-2006, 05:02 PM   #1
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Booting Embedded DSL on Windows

Is this possible? I downloaded the file, unzipped it to folder DSL on the Desktop. Opened up the DSL folder and doubleclicked on the dsl-windows.bat file. It opens up two terminals, DSL starts to boot up, but stops with a message:

Uncompressing linux ...

It just halts there, no hard drive activity or CPU activity. Only the mouse cursor shows an hour glass.

Then I get an error message box that says:

The instruction at "0x00471e2d" referenced memory at "0x00000010". The memory could not be "read".

Should this be working?

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Old 11-30-2006, 11:12 AM   #2
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Should not open two terminals, try running it from the Run menu, browse to the .bat file select it & run
Old 12-01-2006, 01:59 AM   #3
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Well, it works fine on my home machine, must be something with that machine at work. Can IT do something that would prevent me from botting up DSL in a terminal?
Old 12-12-2006, 11:03 PM   #4
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I had the same problem. Right clicking on the dsl-embedded.bat icon from Windows Explorer and setting compatibility to 'Windows 95' fixed it.


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