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Old 11-09-2009, 07:26 PM   #1
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Boot disc from Red Flag 6.0 text OS


My friend just buyed notebook with installed text OS Red Flag 6.0. So we got problem... don't know how to boot disc from it and install "regular" OS. Can someone help?

Thank you in advice
 
Old 11-09-2009, 07:42 PM   #2
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My friend just buyed notebook with installed text OS Red Flag 6.0. So we got problem... don't know how to boot disc from it and install "regular" OS. Can someone help?
This seems not to be a linux question. Sounds more like you want to know how to tell you bios what device to boot from. Just after you turn the machine on some text should be displayed telling you which key to press to enter the bios settings. Common options are Del and F12.

Yeah, you could be better off installing a more mainstream or "regular" OS than Red Flag. Try Debian: www.debian.org

Cheers,

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PS. And yes I assume that by "regular" you actually mean pirated MS Windows.
 
Old 11-09-2009, 08:18 PM   #3
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Dude you are wrong. I'm not such noob. Bios won't start. It automaticly starts red flag graphic screen with field for typing and by pressing enter it starts text os.... Seems like me that you have never seen an text os. And i wish to install genuine w7 and ubuntu 9.10 just to let you know.
 
Old 11-09-2009, 08:32 PM   #4
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Dude you are wrong. I'm not such noob. Bios won't start. It automaticly starts red flag graphic screen with field for typing and by pressing enter it starts text os....
Ok, sorry. I jumped to conclusions.

The bois starts, you just may not "see" it. Some bios don't display anything on the screen before booting the os. Did you try hitting all the usual keys that might get you into the bios? What is the machine? Did it come with an documentation?

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Seems like me that you have never seen an text os.
Now look who is jumping to conclusions!

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And i wish to install genuine w7 and ubuntu 9.10 just to let you know.
I'm sure Misters Balmer and Shuttleworth would be pleased.

Cheers,

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Old 11-09-2009, 08:39 PM   #5
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Ok, sorry. I jumped to conclusions.

The bois starts, you just may not "see" it. Some bios don't display anything on the screen before booting the os. Did you try hitting all the usual keys that might get you into the bios? What is the machine? Did it come with an documentation?
delete, f12... what else? oO It's Asus k50in-sx180l. It comes but nothing for preinstalled os.


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Now look who is jumping to conclusions!
I'm sorry too.

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I'm sure Misters Balmer and Shuttleworth would be pleased.
They should be. Ubuntu is better than ever, and MS seems to goes on right way. Windows 7 what ever linux fans says is amazing OS.


Cheers

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Old 11-09-2009, 08:54 PM   #6
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Oh there is solution. It seems that bios starts on some other f#. :S I've got on genious (:P) idea to press all f# buttons at start and it work. I'm not sure what f# it is. xD

thak you for wasting your time
 
Old 11-09-2009, 08:56 PM   #7
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delete, f12... what else? oO It's Asus k50in-sx180l. It comes but nothing for preinstalled os.
Everything on the web about this machine seems to be in Romanian!
Strange, since ASUS is Taiwanese and Red Flag is a Chinese distro.

Think language skills that I don't have might be useful here :-(

I wonder if it is a Linux bios implemented by Red Flag...

Evo2.
 
Old 11-09-2009, 08:58 PM   #8
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Oh there is solution. It seems that bios starts on some other f#. :S I've got on genious (:P) idea to press all f# buttons at start and it work. I'm not sure what f# it is. xD

thak you for wasting your time
Glad you worked it out.

Cheers,

Evo2.
 
Old 11-09-2009, 09:01 PM   #9
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Sorry. offtopic. Erased

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Old 12-24-2009, 10:18 AM   #10
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I have Asus k50ab...same problems....red flag linux ...the laptop didn't boot the dvd with win 7(dvd is good) i can't enter in bios ..... i push all THE BUTTONS on the keyboard....nothing......please help meeee ...at the f1 is a menu with boot setting...with 4 useless sections......WHAT can I DO?????????????
 
  


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