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Old 10-18-2004, 09:28 AM   #1
renos
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suse 9.1 on acer aspire pci problem


hello world
I have tried to install suse personal 9'1 in my Acer aspire 1355lc (amd mobile athlon
> xp 2600
My problem is that I had to restart the installation 3 or 4 times until it
> was fully complete......
but even now my laptop cant begin with Linux
> The problem as I have understood till now has something to do with the pci
> Because when Linux is loading when it says
> Scanning pci stops.
> I have the same problem with the live cd
> When it boots, at the point of scanning pci
> It stops. But if I reboot the live cd ( at safe mode) Linux is starting
> Do I have to re install it with a particular driver?

thanks in advance
 
Old 10-12-2005, 12:12 PM   #2
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Same

The exact same happened to me.

James
 
Old 10-12-2005, 01:06 PM   #3
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If you have Plug 'n Pray enabled in the BIOS, try to remove it.
 
Old 10-12-2005, 01:27 PM   #4
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Thank for the help.

I had a look at the BIOS settings, plug and play was not mentioned. Is parallel port anything to do with plug and play?


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Old 10-14-2005, 05:48 AM   #5
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Burn a cd with knoppix and see what it gives..

I see people using quite the same laptop on linux with no problem.

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