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Old 06-24-2007, 10:58 PM   #1
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Problem installing suse 10.1 retail version

i have tried to install this version a few times and the same thing happens every time. i change the bios to boot from the cd-rom. it boots from the disk. i start the instalation. at the end of the istallation it should got to a screen so that i can enter a host and domain name but instead it reeboots from this point. i have xp on this harddrive but this version of suse shrinks the windows partition for a multi boot system. im guessing that the problem may be in my hardware but that is just a guess. i have a pent3, 512mb ram, maxtor ata133hdd, lightscribe dvd-rw, netgear ethernet card,8 in 1 cardreader. i'm not sure about the motherboard but the bios version is phoenixnet which has no update that i can find. any help with this problem is appreciated. tired of being a slave to windows and would like to do things my way.
Old 06-25-2007, 02:18 AM   #2
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I have had issues when trying to install Suse (and other distros) that sound like your problem. In my case it was the CD/DvD drive. I found this hard to believe, I mean it had worked "so far" during the installation, but when, in desperation I tried using a different CD drive, everything worked fine. I tested this several times, re-installing again and again - each time I went back to the first drive, the install failed.

I'm not saying this is so in your case, but check out the compatibility of your drive with linux.
Old 02-19-2008, 08:43 PM   #3
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BOOTing failed

haloo, i'm new member in this forum.
first i have problem with installing any linux distro
when i insert my cd linux then booting, it's allways display message :

PCI:cannot allocate resource region 1 of device 0000:00:14.0

and then hang/crash, must be restart again.
i have tried distro mandriva2008,ubuntu7.10,opensuse10.1-10.3,fedoracore6,mandrake10.0, and live cd of knoppix.
the message displayed was same as above.

my hardware :
mb : ecs amd690gm-m2
proc: amd athlon 64 x2 4000+
Ram : ddr2 800 2x1 gb
hdd: seagate 40gb 7200 rpm PATA/IDE
optical drive : DVD_RW LG 20x PATA/IDE
PSU : 450 watt

now i'm running win xp sp2 and i want to install linux as based operating system, please help me to solve this problem.

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thankyou for your attention.
best regard,


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