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OK I am having major issues. I am trying to install Linux on a dedicated box. All distros that I have tried have locked up on install. It is a MSI board (ms-7151), AMD Athlon 64 socket 939 3500+ cpu, Kingston DDR 512meg 400 memory, Seagate 20 gig drive, Maxtor
30 gig drive, dvd burner, cd burner, GeForce MX4000 128mb DDR video card. I have tried SUSE 10.0, Ubuntu 6.10, Mandriva 2007, and Fedora 6.0.
They all lockup on install. I get the install options and can usually advance to setting up the time zone. I have tried both graphical and text mode. I have also tried limiting my memory with mem=256m and mem=448m without results. I am stumped. It is a new MB, new cpu and new memory.
There are no other operating systems. I was trying to build this from scratch. It has a GeForce MX4000 128mb DDR video card. It doesn't go to a blank screen or show an error code. It just locks up (no drive activity, mouse won't move, etc).
I have gotten Ubuntu to run as a livecd but when I try to install it locks up again. I tried to install SUSE while ago under safe install and actually got about halfway though the first CD then it locked.