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Old 04-23-2008, 06:34 AM   #1
adebayo
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Installing Linux 4.0 on Compaq v6000 with xp


i have windows xp running on my Compaq v6615en and i want to install linux 4.0 after using PartitionMagic 7.0 to partition my drive. but linux complaining of no drive. help what do i do.
 
Old 04-23-2008, 06:38 AM   #2
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linux 4.0 does not exist yet! The latest version is 2.6.25
You must be refering to a distro which is version 4.0? Let me guess, RHEL (Red Hat entreprise linux)?
Please try to find the name of your distro and post it here.
 
Old 04-23-2008, 06:49 AM   #3
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What distribution of linux are you trying to install (Ubuntu, Fedora, Debian, Suse, ... there are a lot of them)? Judging by the number it might be Debian 4.0. There's no such thing as linux 4.0.
What kind of disk is it? Is it IDA or SATA? I used to have problems installing some distributions on SATA. Can you try some other distro e.g. Ubuntu and see what happens...
 
  


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