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Old 03-20-2009, 09:55 PM   #1
shivanrathore
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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
 
Old 03-20-2009, 10:55 PM   #2
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when the boot part comes up, add the option

acpi=off

might be some other switch, but the problem might be acpi
 
Old 03-21-2009, 01:43 AM   #3
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little clarity is needed morwe.. not able to get you
 
Old 03-21-2009, 02:14 AM   #4
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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
 
Old 03-21-2009, 09:38 AM   #5
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why we should do like .. acpi=off ? what it do actually in the background
 
  


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