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Old 07-27-2003, 02:24 PM   #1
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Exclamation Suse Linux 8.1 installation on Compaq Presario 900 with AMD Athlon XP board


Hi, i was trying to install suse linux 8.1 on my Compaq Presario 900 laptop with amd athlon xp board. the installation hangs as soon as it starts hardware probing. at first it cudnt c my cdwr/dvd combo drive until i told it to see it as a scsi drive. then it hangs when it its starts probing other hardware like pcmcia,usb storage,usb controller, network card, sound card, pci devices etc until i hard to disable the scripts for it not to do hardware probing. after going to hell and back, i finally installed it but with the loss of ot not ciing my network card(RTL 8139), SOUND CArd, usb, pci devices etc. Pls where can i get the download for drivers for linux on compaq or what can i do?
 
Old 07-27-2003, 04:18 PM   #2
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# Pre-installation guides
GNU/Linux pre-installation checklist
The Pre-Installation Help File

# Partitioning
Linux Partition HOWTO
Rute - Partitions, File Systems, Formatting, Mounting

RTL 8139 uses either module 8139too or 8139cp Try loading those (modprobe 8139too, or the other one) and see if one works.

RTL8139(A/B/C/D/8130)/810X series
 
  


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