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Old 07-06-2008, 07:29 PM   #1
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Question Why doesnt my computer want to boot on linux dsl


I have an Hp pavilion 752n and it wont run on dsl. The computer has a pentium 4 and and a western digital hard drive, I het to the point where it is please take out the cd rom drive then reboot or something. I do that then nothing comes up. I cahnged the bios setup and evferything. Sorry if this is confusing i am redoing the installation and looking at my other screen. please help
 
Old 07-06-2008, 07:35 PM   #2
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ok it says please wait for disc tray to eject then press enter now what do i do
 
Old 07-06-2008, 11:31 PM   #3
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hit enter
is it "Damn Small Linux" you are installing and if so where did you install the bootloader and what is the partition layout .
 
  


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