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Old 06-22-2011, 09:09 AM   #1
rodan
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installing linux on a dell latitude c510


Hello everyone,

I'm trying to install Debian 6 on a dell c510, but it won't install Grub for some reason. Since that is necessary to boot Linux, what do you suggest as an alternative?

Thanks,
Rodan
 
Old 06-22-2011, 09:21 AM   #2
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Install lilo, if grub won't install it shoud give you the option to install lilo boot loader. should be a button for advance mode somehere during the installation unless they changed it since the last upgrade. What kind of errors are you getting when grub is being installed.
 
  


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