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Old 07-08-2003, 10:22 AM   #1
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Question Mandrake 9.1 CDROM problem


I don't think my CDROM drive is supported by Mandrake Linux. I checked their website and i looked around and i couldn't find anything to help me out much. does that mean that i can't install Mandrake?
 
Old 07-08-2003, 10:38 AM   #2
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AFAIK, all IDE drives are supported by Linux.

# Mandrake links
Mandrake home page
Mandrake Users website
Easy urpmi config for Mandrake
urpmi mini-HOWTO
Easy software management: Red Carpet
Maximum RPM
rpmfind
You didn't install the developmental packages? As root, command:
urpmi gcc
An Introduction to the Midnight Commander. You can install it by commanding:
urpmi mc
Midnight Commander home page
 
Old 07-08-2003, 11:21 AM   #3
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Sorry, i'm new

Ok, so i can use it, so how do i install it? i downloaded the 3 images from a mirror and burned them to CD's. now what? i thought that i just restart my computer, but when i do that, it just boots into Windows.
 
Old 07-08-2003, 11:29 AM   #4
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You should have downloaded 3 ISO or CD image files and the md5sum should check OK. Burn these to cd as images. I hope your burning software has help files you can read.

Otherwise, you will have to name your burning software and wait until someone that uses that software.

Carefully reading the instructions on the home page/faq/etc should help as well. Check the links I posted for Mandrake.

How To Check MD5sums On A Linux Iso Image

# Cheap CDs for the CD burning impaired
Discount Linux CDs
Linux Central
Cheapbytes
TuxCDs
ComputerHelperGuy
 
Old 07-08-2003, 11:41 AM   #5
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Thanks

K, thanks, i'll have to wait until i fix my other computer first. Thanks for the help!
 
  


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