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Old 08-30-2006, 10:25 AM   #1
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Question How to install Linux on Dual core.

Recently i bought Compaq dual core machine configurations 160gb Sata HD,1gb ram (model no sr1930il)on which iam unable to install RedHat Enterprises Linux-4.0 as well as Fedora-5.Error is not able to detect the bootable device.Please advice how to install Linux on this system as i am new on linux .If i will add IDE-HD will it work??
Old 08-30-2006, 10:45 AM   #2
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At what point in the installation process do you get the error message: not able to detect the bootable device.

Is it when you have the cd in the cd drive? If so, check the Compaq documentation on how to edit the BIOS to poll the cd drive before the hard drive.


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