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Old 01-17-2002, 09:08 AM   #1
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laptop installation

I tried to install Linux 7 on my laptop to no avail. I had win 98 on the drive and decided to get rid of it in lieu of Linux. I created a boot floppy in Linux then reformatted my hard drive. The installlation menu starts fine, performs a hardware check, and prompts me to enter my keyboard type in text mode. The fun ends when I am prompted to enter the location of my Linux files. The default is HARDDRIVE which can't be changed. Of course there are no files on the harddrive so I am stuck. Please help!!!!
Old 01-17-2002, 10:48 AM   #2
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Are you trying to install it in text mode? Just pick up the 7.1 ISOs and install in graphical mode. It's pretty simple from there.


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