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Old 10-21-2005, 12:04 PM   #1
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Hi all this is my first thread in this forum and i need your help....

I have new 40 GB hard disk, when i try to install Linux 9 it gives me and error of 'Killing Interupt.... Interrupt Handler not syncing....'

But when i take the same hard disk and attach it to another CPU it installed perfectly..... what could be the possible reason to get an error on my CPU....

After installing it throuh another CPU,, It was not accepting the username and password.....

How can i see or change the administrator username and password. I have installed it from a Linux bootable cd which is a set of 3 cd's and they have worked fine in previous installations

Thanks in advance

Old 10-21-2005, 12:16 PM   #2
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What linux distro were you using - Red Hat 9, SuSE 9, Mandrake 9?

Also, was the rest of the hardware the system after moving the hard drive such as graphics cards, network cards, processor type, etc.? Let us know the specs of the machine you were trying to initially install it on. There's no reason the username + password supplied during the install shouldn't work providing the system itself is working properly, which it may not be if all the hardware has been changed.
Old 10-21-2005, 01:10 PM   #3
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i am trying to install Red Hat Linux 9
my CPU is intel pIV, 256 mb RAM, Onboard Lan Card, on the first window of red hat installation i press F3 and type 'linux lowres' command to install with low screen resolution, but still its not working, i tried all other ways on my CPU but still the same error......

I have installed linux 9 redhat using another CPU, but i think i have forgotten the password as it is not accepting the passwords i am entering.

so how should change the password of root.

Old 10-21-2005, 01:16 PM   #4
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Try Fedora Core 4. Redhat 9 and below are no longer supported by Redhat and don't recieve anymore official upgrades. Redhat Enterprise Linux and Fedora Core are the two distros that evolved from the old Redhat Linux.


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