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Old 05-30-2010, 03:16 PM   #1
NeilG
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Problem installing Linux Mint 9


Trying to install Linux Mint 9 from a live CD. The mdsum is OK and the cd contents look fine. When trying to boot from the cd I get the boot menu screen but choosing either start Linux Mint or trying to start in compatiblity mode just results in a black screen with the word 'Loading' and then nothing further. The computer is a Dell Optiplex 755 with an Intel Duo CP E6750 and 2 GB of RAM.
 
Old 05-30-2010, 03:17 PM   #2
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Burn it to another disk and see if that fixes it
 
Old 05-30-2010, 06:29 PM   #3
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Thanks

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I had tried that, including burning at a lower speed, but no difference
 
Old 05-30-2010, 07:25 PM   #4
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I was hoping you wouldn't say that. Okay, so the disk is alright, that only leads the computer; and this is generally means something really wrong.

Hopefully its only a Mint issue; are you able to try a different distro to rule this out?
 
  


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