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Old 02-13-2004, 08:52 AM   #1
lee henderson
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i have just installed mandrake linux 9.2 and after the initial duel boot with xp i ge

i have a pentium 4(800 fsb) hyper threading cpu
74 gig western digital raptor drive 10,000 rpm
1024 meg pc3200 pro duel memory.
sound blaster extigy external sound card.
ati radeon 9800xt graphics card.
netgear adsl modem/router.
logitech optical mouse and keyboard combo set up.
running windows xp pro ( fully updated from microsoft)
i have ran the installation of mandrake linux 9.2 which i downloaded all three disks.
ive set it up as a dual boot system and lilo seems to be working ok .
my problem is this.....
once i chose to run linux no matter of which one i get a block move error 0x03 and the operating system dont go no further.
if i restart and chose xp pro. it works ok.
im a complete newbie and any advice would be greatly appreciated.
i failed to mention. my raptor drive is SATA and i have a second ide 40 gig 7,200 hard drive on the raid controller of my motherboard but its only used as a storage drive and not for mirroring etc.
my motherboard is a p4c deluxe from asus .
please help as im very keen to get to grips with linux.


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