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Old 03-18-2004, 03:50 PM   #1
warTUX
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Weird problem with linux.


This is weird.I use slax cd live. It stoped loading after "auto hardware dection" and I restarted it and now my computer outputs "No bootable disc" I have a boot manager as well. So when I choose which I want to boot from it still doesn't work. It keep saying no bootable disc. Then I said maybe it's the disc ok so I erased everything on the disc it's cd-rw. And it didn't work again. So then I burned it to another cd-rw disc and it worked. But it stalled AGAIN on "Auto hardware dection". I don't get it? So do the error mess up the disc? Even If erase it everything on the disc the disc doesn't work anymore tha's weird. Because I ran phlak and knoppix-std from that same exact disc I had slax on. And when I erased the phlak for std. It worked just fine. But is it because I got an error is what messed the disc up? Ok so my question is there anyway for slax to avoid getting hung at the "auto hardware dection" and is there anyway to avoid using a thousands disc when one file has ab error?
 
Old 03-18-2004, 04:12 PM   #2
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What type of computer are you attempting to put this on? Do you have scsi hard drives? Is this a laptop?
 
Old 03-18-2004, 07:07 PM   #3
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Compaq. And it's the desktop.
 
Old 03-19-2004, 01:47 AM   #4
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Two comments: Did you MD5SUM your CD? It may be corrupt - definitely do the checksum. Secondly, are you sure it's really hung -- dunno how fast your machine might be, but sometimes if you don't get a response for several minutes it's not because the machine is hung, but rather just that the CPU is bogged down and you are overwhelming it.

Obviously I'm just guessing at possible causes, but these may perhaps be worth looking at -- J.W.
 
  


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