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Old 04-08-2008, 02:42 AM   #1
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How to install Linux (redhat based) on Vaio VGN-FZ18M?


hi all,
I have a Vaio VGN-FZ18M laptop.
I can not install any linux(I checked Rdhat and Fedora distrodutions) on it.
after booting and loading kernel, when the loader of Anaconda wants to load, the system hang.
I gess it is due tto not to dignose its new Sata Hard. but I dont know what I should do.
thanks for yor helping
 
Old 04-08-2008, 08:53 AM   #2
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So you can't install RedHat linux, not "any linux"? You could try running the installer, and doing a NOPROBE or ACPI=OFF, and see if that works, or you could also try a different distribution, such as Ubuntu, Debian, or OpenSuSE.
 
  


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