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Old 10-19-2006, 10:24 PM   #1
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How to know that the version of linux support your hardware


Hi,I burned a disk of the ubuntu 6.0 x86_64 ,but when installed it ,it didn't support my hardware.
 
Old 10-19-2006, 11:02 PM   #2
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What hardware did it not support. If you managed to install it, then that means it supports the standard pc hardware that you are running. Please tell us what hardware you are having trouble with.

 
Old 10-20-2006, 12:27 AM   #3
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try this page. hope this helps| 3

http://www.linuxquestions.org/hcl/index.php
 
Old 10-20-2006, 12:41 AM   #4
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If you havea normal PC with an Intel or AMD CPU you need the i386 iso.

If you have a PC with the AMD Athlon 64 CPU you need the amd64 iso (you could also use the i386 iso for this CPU)

If you are installing on a Macintosh Computer you need the powerpc iso..


Best guess is that you do not Have a 64bit CPU in your machine, so you have the wrong Install CD.
http://ubuntu-releases.cs.umn.edu//6...sktop-i386.iso
 
Old 10-20-2006, 03:09 AM   #5
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Thank you ,but I would like to try some versions that I haven't installed.
I needed a fresh.
So yesterday,I tried installed the ubuntu 6.0 x86_64,but it looked didn't support .

My Pc:
Mother Board:Onda 915PLD
Celeron 64-bit 2.93G
Radeon X550XT
Realtek AC'97
KingBox 512M
Seagate SATA 120G
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How to know that a version of linux support my hardware?
 
Old 10-20-2006, 07:19 AM   #6
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Snowball;
You are going to have to be more specific--what exactly happens when tyoutry to install--what error messages, etc.??
 
Old 10-20-2006, 11:20 AM   #7
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It just went to the "booting kernel" command.Then it didn't go any more.

I meant that if have a method that can know I can install linux in my pc that wounld better for me.

Thank you!
 
Old 10-20-2006, 11:21 AM   #8
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Originally Posted by kenji
try this page. hope this helps| 3

http://www.linuxquestions.org/hcl/index.php
Thank you,kenji.But it didn't show us the version of the linux.

So I still confuse that.
 
Old 10-20-2006, 11:51 AM   #9
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ANY version of Linux using the i386 iso should work.. Ubuntu doesn't make a 64Bit version of Linux for the Intel platform (at least not that I can find).. I still say you have the wrong iso and that's why it doesn't work.

Ubuntu 6.06 i386

Suse 10.1 Net install iso i386

Fedora Core 5
ftp://zeniv.linux.org.uk/pub/distrib...e/5/i386//iso/

Debian Etch
http://cdimage.debian.org/cdimage/da...86-netinst.iso


etc.. etc.. ad nauseum
 
Old 10-20-2006, 09:17 PM   #10
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try this site. hope this helps| 3

http://www.ubuntu.com/
https://help.ubuntu.com/
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/
 
Old 10-20-2006, 09:45 PM   #11
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ANY version of Linux using the i386 iso should work.. Ubuntu doesn't make a 64Bit version of Linux for the Intel platform (at least not that I can find).. I still say you have the wrong iso and that's why it doesn't work.
The AMD64 install versions work on the Intel 64bit machines which he says he has. For snowball0916 try one of the installers here for Debian Sarge. They have a 2.6.18 kernel for the 64bit installer and if wanting it a 2.6.19-rc1 kernel for the 32bit one.
 
Old 10-20-2006, 11:20 PM   #12
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The AMD64 install versions work on the Intel 64bit machines which he says he has. For snowball0916 try one of the installers here for Debian Sarge. They have a 2.6.18 kernel for the 64bit installer and if wanting it a 2.6.19-rc1 kernel for the 32bit one.
Where do they have that tidbit hidden on Ubuntus site.. I looked all over the download section trying to figure that out and found nothing that metions intel 64 support..

Thanks for the tip, now I know.
 
Old 10-20-2006, 11:46 PM   #13
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Where do they have that tidbit hidden on Ubuntus site.. I looked all over the download section trying to figure that out and found nothing that metions intel 64 support..

Thanks for the tip, now I know.
Haven't a clue where they have it all I know is that the Intel em64t now known as Intel64 works with the AMD64 instruction set and with the Debian AMD64 installer, I can't see Ubuntu going out of their way to cripple their installer.
 
Old 10-24-2006, 05:40 AM   #14
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Sorry,these days I felt bad,so didn't come here.
Thank you for all help.
But I have a question: Can we know that from the version of the kernel?
 
Old 10-24-2006, 01:26 PM   #15
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Sorry,these days I felt bad,so didn't come here.
Thank you for all help.
But I have a question: Can we know that from the version of the kernel?
Hi if you mean can you know if your hardware is supported by the version of kernel used then yes. But you pretty much have to know in advance what the module names for the hardware on your motherboard are named as, then you could check to see if they are in the kernel version of the installer you are using.
 
  


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