Originally Posted by timmyd2434
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?