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Im yet to try Knoppix on tht machine...its an assembled machine and ive already quoted the config in my first post!
Hv tried the text mode installation coz the display adapter was the first thing tht struck my mind but even the text mode didnt work!..everything goes dead soon after the mouse is detected!
I did some more research for on your mobo Asus M2A-VM and found some other people reported that the new Debian 4 seem to work for it, so you might want to give it a try.
It seems that the mobo may be too new for some of the current distro's.
There was an earlier post from someone who mentioned he had the same mobo and got it working with Debian and Sabayon.
If you insist on using a certain distro, you might have to use an unstable version instead.
oh thanks a million...
as i earlier said, the machine belongs to one of my friends and i've already given the mini edition of Sabayon and a live CD of Knoppix to tht frd of mine!
LEts c which one works!
Surely sounds like a hardware "problem" (not necessarily bad hardware, but some that is causing malfunctions in the installer's run). If I were you, I'd try to disable everything that's not needed and see if it then runs - if it does, start enabling things again one by one, until the breaking point shows up. It depends on your BIOS for example, but try to see if you can disable some devices there - maybe an onboard audio, modem, network card, acpi stuff etc..
Last edited by PhillipHuang; 11-08-2007 at 09:02 AM.
For what it's worth, I just got Slackware 12 (126.96.36.199 for x86) up and running on an Asus M2A-VM motherboard. HPET needed to be disabled in the BIOS. The thread is Slackware 12.0 CD boot hangs on floppy drive. Check out tobyl's post, it has some great tips and a couple very interesting links about this motherboard.
im d friend nikhil010586 had mentioned. i hve successfully instaled openSUSE10.3 on my computer. its nt creating any problems till nw.
the main issues wit other operating systems u mentioned was that they wud stop workin soon after booting. Including fedora core 7, ubuntu, slackware 12 n openSUSE10.2