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Old 12-23-2006, 09:13 AM   #1
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Linux boot troubleshooting (Xubuntu)

For some reason, my old computer:
Intel Pentium III 866MHz
384MB PC100 RAM
MSI 815e Motherboard

will NOT boot linux, it just down right refuses. My friend's PC does the same thing, and it has the same chipset as mine.. every other computer i've tried linux on has had no problems at all.. it's a matter that when I put the CD in, it starts to boot, but when it gets to mounting file system it just freezes and never continues.. (i'm referring to the XUbunuth distro).

What do you guys think?
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