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Old 07-20-2001, 12:29 AM   #1
jrdreamcoat
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request file destroyed


I'm trying to install linux for the first time and I'm getting no where. I' m using Mandrake 6.5 and installing from a CD-rom. After the message "ramdisk:compressed file found at block 0", the computer reboots. If it dosen't reboot then it crashes on the next line which says, "kernal panis ramdisk: request file destroyed". I think I understand what is happenig but I don't know why or how to fix it. Help! I'm using EZ-bios could this be causing a prblem or is it something else?
 
Old 07-20-2001, 12:53 AM   #2
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Eeeeeeeeewwww. You mean EZ-BIOS from that hard-drive company (maxtor i fink...)? Man that thing is lame even under Windose. Never tried it in linux.
 
  


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