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phonedude47 04-05-2008 09:15 PM

new motherboard simple mempis 7.0
 
I just installed a new motherboard and mepis 7.0 will not boot run or anything else how do I install the drivers that came with the new motherboard if I cannot load mempis . It is an asus m2a-vm hdmi , AMD processor , there are drivers for linux on the cd ?

paulsm4 04-05-2008 09:22 PM

Do you have the Simply Mempis CD?

Do you have your BIOS configured to boot from CD first (then hard drive)?

Does booting from CD (either in "standalone demo" and/or "install/rescue" modes) work?

phonedude47 04-06-2008 06:32 AM

yes bios , set to boot from cd , yes have cd , no will not boot no matter how i try to boot .

cd does boot when installed in a different pc .

paulsm4 04-06-2008 10:46 PM

Hi -

The point is, you should generally be able to boot to *something* (regardless of which mobo-specific drivers you might have).

Here are a couple of links that might help:
http://ubuntuforums.org/archive/index.php/t-435075.html

http://www.mepis.org/docs/en/index.p...oting_and_Tips

phonedude47 04-07-2008 07:33 PM

thanx
 
I appreciate the direction I will try the info from the links . It figures I would be one of the many who bought the board that is not friendly with Linux . I guess this is were I will start to learn .

Thanx Paulsm4 for the info .


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