LinuxQuestions.org
Latest LQ Deal: Linux Power User Bundle
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 11-26-2004, 09:15 PM   #1
##GIVE BLOOD##
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Nov 2004
Posts: 16

Rep: Reputation: 0
cant install Linux


ahhhhh!!!!




ive been trying for about 3 months now to install linux on an old machine of mine (amd k6-2)


ive tried just about every major distro.



ive gotten to this :


boot: linux no-hlt



than as the kernel loads, i get an error along the lines of " cannot mount root yadda yadda.......fixed root= yadda yadda......kernel panic, etc......"



its really frustrating....if any one can help, its much aprecitaed
 
Old 11-26-2004, 09:22 PM   #2
comprookie2000
Gentoo Developer
 
Registered: Feb 2004
Location: Fort Lauderdale FL.
Distribution: Gentoo
Posts: 3,291
Blog Entries: 5

Rep: Reputation: 56
Hope this helps; http://www.muc.de/~hm/linux/AMD-K6-2+.html
 
Old 11-26-2004, 09:35 PM   #3
##GIVE BLOOD##
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Nov 2004
Posts: 16

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
been to that site a few times.....no luck
 
Old 11-26-2004, 09:44 PM   #4
comprookie2000
Gentoo Developer
 
Registered: Feb 2004
Location: Fort Lauderdale FL.
Distribution: Gentoo
Posts: 3,291
Blog Entries: 5

Rep: Reputation: 56
Will it boot knoppix?
 
Old 11-26-2004, 09:45 PM   #5
##GIVE BLOOD##
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Nov 2004
Posts: 16

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
nope
 
Old 11-26-2004, 09:47 PM   #6
##GIVE BLOOD##
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Nov 2004
Posts: 16

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
i have 2 old machines; AMD k6-2 and a Cyrix 3


im going to rebuild them both.....and have linux party by myself sunday.....try install this juuunk




soo, ill probably be asking questions here all day
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Error: Unable to boot /install/2.6/linux when starting Etch Install BuckRogers01 Debian 4 08-06-2005 07:40 PM
Install any linux reads CD at Boot, but not for install Ichthus Linux - Software 0 01-23-2005 03:28 PM
Trying to install Linux...Old System won't boot/install from disk. Diademed Linux - General 4 07-25-2004 01:51 AM
How to install linux on a no-default-install-kernel-compatible controller ? DukeMC Linux - Hardware 2 11-20-2003 04:37 AM
Files from Windows Install to Linux Install Ehuwiko Linux - General 2 10-24-2003 03:57 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:11 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration