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Old 08-15-2003, 10:12 PM   #1
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I just installed redhat linux 9.0 on my compaq 2500 and I am now having trouble getting the cd/dvd and floppy drives to work or even to be recognized..? The installation went pretty well with a few exceptions. Is there any way to just manually put the drives in with out the use of the internet.
Old 09-09-2003, 10:58 AM   #2
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Compaq+redhat=help=bad.. lol
Anyway, um. Your supposed to include hardware specs, tell us what KIND of CD/DVD/Floppy you have.
Old 09-09-2003, 12:18 PM   #3
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Red-Hat wont detect the drivers correctly for certain Compaq drives, and your s sounds like one of them. I never could get mine to work, but it works fine in Mandrake


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