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Old 09-30-2002, 07:55 AM   #1
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failing to install linux :(

i am trying to install linux on an old PR200 with 60mb of RAM, to act as a fileserver.

i put a high-point rocket 133sb in the machine, and an IBM 40GB hdd, but i can't even install linux on the thing! of any flavour.
i have tried RH 6.2, 7.1, 7.2, 8beta all with no luck - the installer crashes when trying to format the drive.
btw i loaded on the drivers from the highpoint website
this is very annoying and any help would be appreciated.

Old 09-30-2002, 03:46 PM   #2
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Maybe the sys has incompatible hardware.
Old 10-01-2002, 04:19 AM   #3
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Originally posted by Edward78
Maybe the sys has incompatible hardware.
maybe, but the rocket133sb is the only thing i have changed since i last successfully installed linux.
i have now got it to boot with RH 8.0 BUT i get hdg: lost interrupt constantly, and then the installer fails after a while.


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