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shivanrathore 03-20-2009 08:55 PM

Backtrack having problem in DELL XPS laptop
 
hey i have a problem in backtarck 2 live cd ... whenver i boot to my Dell XPS m1530 laptop - touch pad is going crap and Ethernet card is not getting detected .. only loop back address is coming . ifconfig -a gives only lo inteface .. but same live Cd works well in IBM laptop i have tested .. can some body help me

trist007 03-20-2009 09:55 PM

when the boot part comes up, add the option

acpi=off

might be some other switch, but the problem might be acpi

shivanrathore 03-21-2009 12:43 AM

little clarity is needed morwe.. not able to get you :)

trist007 03-21-2009 01:14 AM

When you boot up the computer, your computer reads your dvd and it starts loading up backtrack. Is there a small prompt that says

boot:

then you hit enter and it boots? if so, add

acpi=off

then hit enter, else hit TAB and see how you can disable acpi

shivanrathore 03-21-2009 08:38 AM

why we should do like .. acpi=off ? what it do actually in the background


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