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Old 03-30-2006, 09:34 PM   #1
clueo8
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Live CDs don't work in my computer


I've been trying to mess around with some live CDs and they just hang during load up of any distro. I have tried Kubuntu, Ubuntu, and currently I'm trying PClinuxOS... On their site, I tried boot commands like safeboot (which finally showed me some text output, rather then a stuck loading bar). It seemed to have stopped loading with the last line reading "Loading basic CDROM modules for Kernel 2.6". Its not the burnt CDs, it works on older PCs... Thanks in advance!

I think its my hardware. Heres my specs:

ASUS P4P800SE
P4 3.0e
1GB RAM DDR GSKill
2x SATA 300GB Seagates
1x IDE 120GB Maxtor
NEC DVD+/-RW
Samsung DVD+/-R

Some other things I noticed were "hda: lost intercept"
 
Old 03-30-2006, 09:51 PM   #2
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not sure about your pc...but with mine, whenever i boot a live cd, i have to add the line "acpi=no" then every live cd boots for me. so if you're booting slax, you would boot slax acpi=no and it should boot up for you...
 
Old 03-31-2006, 07:38 AM   #3
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I believe I tried that. I also tried nousb and stuff like that. Even safeboot halts on me...
 
  


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