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Old 12-18-2004, 01:00 PM   #1
dave25
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Slackware 10 on dell latitude!!


Hey.

For the fourth time, I tried to install slackware 10 on my laptop but when i try to boot up all I get is the letters L I.


additional info...

I have tried two different sets of disks, im installing the full 3gigs using the standard kernel.


thanks in advance!



 
Old 12-18-2004, 03:31 PM   #2
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I changed the kernel and it worked!!??

It works but I dont really understand why!?
 
Old 12-18-2004, 06:52 PM   #3
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i have slackware 10 on my dell latitude too...

if you want.. ask away.
 
Old 12-19-2004, 09:53 AM   #4
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Acpi???

It's possible to be an acpi (power management) problem. Try to install bareacpi kernel.

I use it on my laptop and it's ok!
 
  


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