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During the install of my copy of Mandrake 10 Community on an older (met the min. requirements) Toshiba laptop, i got the error message: "Error keymap ioctl falied (0 128 512) invalid argument" directly after the language selection screen and sent me into a loop of menu screens (the language selection screen, the licence aggreement screen and the error message). Because of this, i cannot install Mandrake on the machine. I have googled this error, but cant find anything useful.
I am using the text install and cannot use the graphic install because of the laptop's minimal specs (incidently, these specs are the very reason i chose to try linux, because i have this machine and windows ain't that great on it) it is a pentium 133Mhz, has 32Mb RAM, a CD-ROM drive and approx 1.5 GB HDD.
I installed Mandrake from the same CDs on my desktop on a surplus HDD just to check, and it worked fine.