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Disclaimer - I'm completely new to this - bear with me 8-)
A month ago or so I installed mandrake 9.1 on an old IBM thinkpad PII (400 mhz), and things went just great. I left it sit for a month or so before using it again, and upon booting, it now presents me with an install/upgrade prompt. After screwing around with that for a while, fine, I'll reinstall - wiped the HD and did a brand new install, at the end of which I'm asked to remove the boot disk and restart the computer. Which I do - however I then get a line that says 'secondary install' or some such, asks for boot image or which driver to use for SCSI devices, and won't go any further until I reinsert the 1st install cd. It then asks me for the language to install and a few other options - then repeats the remove boot media/restart/can't boot properly w/o install cd sequence ad nauseum. I can't ever get past install prompts to the desktop (of which i've selected both KDE and Gnome).
I'm probably over looking something really pretty basic (like I said, first timer here), but any advice you can throw my way would be great. Would really like to use this to feed custom playlists to my audio system.