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Old 07-13-2006, 09:28 PM   #1
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Question froze on "attempting to mount CD:- /dec/hd"

Trying to install Linux (gentoo) for the first time. I burned "install-x86-minimal-2006.0.iso", tossed in the CD and it's been stuck for 5min on "attempting to mount CD:- /dec/hdc". This is after finishing with "mount CD:- dev/hda" through to /hda3.

I was able to get around this by typing "gentoo-nofb ide=nodma" at the boot: prompt. Now I have 3 other errors that I'm stuck on:

Failed to auto-scramble root password for security.

Hdc: DMA Interrupt Recovery
Hdc: lost interrupt

SQUASHFS error: zlib_fs returned unexpected result 0xfffffffd
SQUASHFS error: Unable to read page, block 29a36ff, size 4abd

Any help would be great!

Old 07-14-2006, 05:05 AM   #2
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