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Old 05-30-2006, 01:33 AM   #1
ebocchino
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Problems with installation 9999 screen


Hi there, I am very new with Linux and I am having problems to install it. I found posts about it but I am a beginner so most of the solutions requires more advanced skills.
Can someone help me with basic steps how to fix it?
Thankz

K6-II 500mhz
512RAM
HD 20GB
Xandors Desktop OS 3.0
 
Old 05-30-2006, 01:37 AM   #2
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U seem to have a bootloader problem Id guess.

Maybe just try to boot the computer via the CD again & see if U cant try to reinstall the bootloader again.
 
Old 05-30-2006, 02:26 AM   #3
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the 9's are a lilo boot loader problem...it didn't install correctly. boot with you install cd...follow the directions to boot into your distro...then reinstall the bootloader...
 
Old 05-31-2006, 01:25 AM   #4
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L 99

I tried to install it again several times and the problem still there.. If I run the primaryHD with Windows and install Linux in a second HD, everything runs perfect however if I just want Linux (and that is the case), I can't get it to work.
My problem also is that if I run windows as the primary HD, when I am in Linux I can only see the C: (where windows is), I can't see D: (that is the HD where Linux is installed). I am confused.
 
  


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