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Old 01-26-2013, 03:22 AM   #1
joy_deep
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Mageia Installation dracut


Hello All,

I am trying to install Mageia Linux into my laptop Compaq Presario with 512 MB RAM and 140 GB HDD. My laptop has WinXP.
I tried to install it with Netbootin software. But it stops at dracut # prompt. Please help me how to proceed from there?

Thanks!
 
Old 01-27-2013, 12:40 AM   #2
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You will probably have difficulty even if you get it installed as the minimum RAM is 512 and recommended is 2GB.
What message(s) do you get immediately prior to the prompt? if any?
Have you tested the flash drive on another computer to rule that out as a problem?
 
  


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