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Old 09-20-2005, 06:19 AM   #1
namboothiri
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Inspiron 6000


Hi all,

I recently got a laptop DELL Inspiron 6000. I tried to install mandrake 10.1 in this. But it saying an error No CD ROM found!!. I searched in web and got someway to install it.
With kernel 2.4 I was able to load linux. But could not upgrade the kernel and install graphics driver.

waiting for suggestions/solutions.

Thanks in advance,
Vinod
 
Old 09-20-2005, 12:29 PM   #2
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i forget the workaround for this error..... i found it on google once, I tried it and couldnt get it to work, I believe there was some kind of option to get Mandrake to load a 2.6 kernel for the install and then it works.
 
Old 10-20-2005, 01:46 PM   #3
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Which distro are you using?
 
  


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