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Old 11-07-2009, 11:32 AM   #1
benchmarkman
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Can't find KNOPPIX file system


I am truing to run the DVD version of knoppix on my system and I get the error "Can't find KNOPPIX file system" I've searched google but nothing I have read has helped me resolve the issue. I've tried the nodma, failsafe, and home=/dev/sda1 boot options but still I get "Can't find KNOPPIX file system" Below is my systems specifications. Any help would be greatly apprecaited. If I can't get this to work are there any other good Live DVD distros?

System Manufacturer: MSI
System Model: MS-7522
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 920 @ 2.67GHz (8 CPUs), ~2.7GHz
Memory: 3062MB RAM
Drive: C:
Model: SAMSUNG HD103UJ ATA Device
Drive: D:
Model: TSSTcorp CDDVDW SH-S223L ATA Device
Card name: NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS
Sound Card: Creative Xfi Exterme
 
Old 11-07-2009, 11:40 AM   #2
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Try to find out if you're missing any modules on boot-up. If you jump over to terminal 1 you can see all the kernel messages.

Last edited by AwesomeMachine; 11-07-2009 at 11:42 AM. Reason: correction
 
Old 11-07-2009, 11:42 AM   #3
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Okay, did the downlaod complete and match the md5 sum?
Did you use a torrent client, a browser, or some command line down-loader?
Did you test the disk by inserting it and looking for the image files?
Did you use a RW medium so that you can erase it completely and try again?
Try a CD distro first of knoppix. I suggest version 5.1 before adriane. You have the option of suspend to ram, freeing the dvd writer for use.
 
  


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