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before the problems, i have a brand new syntax laptop and installed slack 9.1
first of all, is it possible to pipe all the startup msgs to a file that i can review later
second, i dont know how to use the dvdrw on my laptop. it is also my cdrom, but i dont know how to access it. i thought i could just go to mnt/cdrom and view the contents but i cant. am i just being really dumb?
also, i think i got the ac97 (EDIT - i used the modprobe the i found in another thread) up and running. i can here very faint music from the headphones slot. is there a way to turn up the system volume? also, it wont play out of the onboard speakers (or the mixer setting is too low) im using kde, and it wont let me use the aRts. i get a cpu overload, which i dont see as being possible
also, i cant install mandrake. i start it from a install cd (disk 1) but it says hda interrupt stop and then goes haywire, any info on that?
i know this is quite a bit of junk here, but any info is appreciated