This post is just to update whats going on with me and my issue. I chose to go with mandrake 10.1, I insert the CD and boot up then the press enter to install screen pops up. I hit enter and a screen pops up then goes away before i can read it, then a checking USB devices screen comes up and stays for a minute or two, and then another screen pops up and goes away very quickly. Then the installing screen comes up with the progress bar. It seems to be going fine until a Fatal Error Finishing Initializing screen pops up and thats as far as i get. Any ideas? Im a
so i have absolutely no idea why its doing this except for im guessing theres something wrong with my external drive. An help is appereciated thank you.