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Old 12-02-2007, 09:00 AM   #1
Sordelka
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Operating System failed to start


Help me!

I tried to install Linux on my computer for dual-booting with windows. Created a second partition and tried to install there. The installation froze and I had to reboot my computer (I waited for like 8 hours before doing so). Now, all it says is, in white over black, Operating System Failed to Start!

What to do =(?
 
Old 12-02-2007, 10:52 AM   #2
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Check the the CD checksum please.
 
Old 12-02-2007, 11:13 AM   #3
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OK. I found what was wrong. It set my second partition as boot, but my Linux didn't finish installing. I just set my Windows partition to boot and it works now =)
YEeey
 
Old 12-03-2007, 01:59 AM   #4
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Good. Were you able to finish the linux installation?
 
Old 12-03-2007, 09:47 AM   #5
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Yes I was. But I had to completely format my partition, which took a while. Then, I had to restart the installation. THis time, everything went on smoothly, and now I have Ubuntu 7.10 set up =) Although network doesn't work yet :-(
 
  


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