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Old 08-21-2002, 01:42 PM   #1
descras
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ML 8.2 Nightmare!


My system hangs with no HDD activity just after the installation screen shows "calibrating delay loop..."

I have tried every command line switch (linux ide=no dma) etc,

My system is (although stripped down to just VGA, HDD and CDROM.

Abit KT7A Raid (Raid disabled)
Athlon 1333
Ati Radeon
IBM 60GXP 61.2GB
Yamaha 2100 CDRW
256Mb Ram

I have also experimented with various jumper settings on the HDD and Still no luck.

I'm a total newbie to LM so please Help!!
 
Old 08-21-2002, 02:07 PM   #2
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IBM are dodgy, so are Athlons with AGP+DRI, did you try to append mem=nopentium ?
 
Old 08-22-2002, 04:06 AM   #3
descras
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Yeah, I also tried the "mem=nopentium" still no luck.
Are there any bios settings I should change?

btw, this is my third replacement drive sent to me by IBM, the second drive failing after a wopping 30mins!!!
 
  


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