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Old 07-03-2004, 07:34 AM   #1
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install impossible


I have one computer where I want to install slackware.
I put in the CD, enter for boot, and this is what I get.
He starts OK, give me about 2 pages of reading, and stalls at
PCI: using configuration type 1
PCI : Probing PCI hardware
PCI : Probing PCI hardware ( bus 00 )
- ( blinking )

Motherboard Gigabyte GA 5AX
AMD K6-2
327 Mb ram

any suggestions ? ? thanks
 
Old 07-03-2004, 07:42 AM   #2
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Do you have your BIOS configured for a plug and play OS?
 
Old 07-04-2004, 01:48 AM   #3
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yeah, since I wasn't sure, I had tried already both.
The one was worse than the other.
right now, it is --no plug and play --.
Since I had noticed that my CD ( under windows ) was acting strangely, and that my win98 had a bad habit of rebooting itself, I tought of a hardware problem too.
Anyway, I kept on rebooting , and for sure, it happened that I got to the 2nd prompt.
I used fdisk and partitioned my drive.
When it wrote the partition, it gave me a message ( which i forgot ) but made me rebooting.After that: same shit as before.
the most messages end like this :
Code: Bad EIP value
Kernel panic: Aice, killing interupt handler
In interrupt handler - not syncing

any suggestions
 
Old 07-04-2004, 07:53 AM   #4
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It is possible that you have a hardware problem.

Do you have another CD drive that you could try? If not then perhaps try a cleaning cd or the much less technical solution of opening the drive and giving a short sharp blow in the direction of the lens.

How did you get the CDs? If they are not officially burnt CDs then you may want to try burning them at a lower speed and verifying the md5sums of the ISOs that were downloaded.
 
Old 07-04-2004, 11:13 AM   #5
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the CDs are OK, I have tried them on 2 different computers with the neigbours.
They go to the 2nd prompt
I can get another CD drive tomorrow.
nb: I tried Mandrake , on the same comp----> no go either

I'll be back tomorrow
 
Old 07-05-2004, 10:29 AM   #6
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I am havbing a hardware problem, and I suspect my Mb, or the processor.
I checked CDs, ram, floppy and keyboard for instability or intermittend faults.
So, I am giving up on this old computer, and he will be repaced next week.
Thanks for the help
 
  


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