LinuxQuestions.org
Review your favorite Linux distribution.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Mandriva
User Name
Password
Mandriva This Forum is for the discussion of Mandriva (Mandrake) Linux.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 06-10-2004, 04:44 PM   #1
UmneyDurak
Member
 
Registered: Jun 2004
Posts: 178

Rep: Reputation: 30
Installation problems


Hello.
I'm trying to install Mandrake 10.0 on 1.33 GHZ Athlon Thunderbird, with 512 MB PC2100 ram, ASUS A7M266 MB. I have two hard drives with Win98se as primary partition on first plus extended partitions(20 gig), and extended partitions on second (60 out of 80 gig). I'm trying to install Mandrake on last 20 gigs of my second HD.
Now for my problem. When I first tried to install it I got as far as selecting "use free space" in partition option before it froze. Now I can't even get that far, it just freezes. I DL isos from the web and burned them on CD's. I'm booting from CD. I have CDrom and CD burner, I tried changing from which one it boots to no result.
What's going on? I tried searching for the solution and read some suggestions about adding noapic when installing? Will this solve my problem, and how do I do it? I'm kinda newbie when it comes to linux.
Also last year I installed Mandrake 9.1, I believe, on this computer with no problems. I had to uninstall it.

Thx.
 
Old 06-11-2004, 01:22 PM   #2
david_ross
Moderator
 
Registered: Mar 2003
Location: Scotland
Distribution: Slackware, RedHat, Debian
Posts: 12,047

Rep: Reputation: 66
Welcome to LQ.

Try a text mode install, just type "text" at the "boot:" prompt and press enter.
 
Old 06-11-2004, 08:03 PM   #3
UmneyDurak
Member
 
Registered: Jun 2004
Posts: 178

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 30
Thx it worked.
I have another problem now. I was changing the resolution during setup from 1024 to higher one, and clicked Test. Now all I see is a blue background with x cursor. How do I get back to setup?
Thx.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
installation problems Garibaldi3489 Slackware 8 01-27-2005 01:34 AM
installation problems marccu Linux - Newbie 14 09-28-2003 06:01 AM
Installation problems christer Linux - Software 2 09-27-2003 05:52 PM
Mandrake 9.0 Installation Problems: X-Server, GUI Problems? chromelocust Linux - Software 4 03-21-2003 01:59 AM
Installation Problems loran Linux - Software 16 03-03-2003 07:28 AM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Mandriva

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:35 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration