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Old 11-05-2010, 07:54 PM   #16
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Hi,
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Originally Posted by timmyd2434 View Post
I have tried a newer distro, FC14 live disk, but it wont pick it up and run. Yeah I tried the disk in another computer, its the disk. I tried the FC14 in another computer and it runs fine. I will try the network boot, PXE is what it is on my laptop. I just have to run a hard line (it doesnt have a wireless card).

I cant boot from a usb drive. It doesnt support it. I already tried. lol
What is the model # for the laptop?

Some older BIOS had problems with 8K block reads. Most read 4K block reads. That is why I suggested the Knoppix 5.0/1 versions. You did try Knoppix?
 
Old 11-06-2010, 12:25 PM   #17
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Knoppix didnt work.

OK I managed a PXE boot using salix 6.2.1. Now I just need to install something on the hard drive. lol. Shouldnt be hard from here.
 
Old 11-06-2010, 02:50 PM   #18
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Did you mean Slax 6.1.2? Glad you got it to work.
 
  


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