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Old 12-26-2006, 01:42 PM   #1
burrito_bill
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Dell Dimension e521 SATA DVD drive wont install


I am attempting to install slackware 11 on a new dell e521. The computer has SATA HD and DVD drive. If i boot with sata.i I can partition the hard drive but when I begin the install and it looks for the source cd it finds no cd drives attached. Does anyone have a work around?
 
Old 12-28-2006, 05:24 AM   #2
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same problem here with dell precision 380, I cant install using dvd. Boot with a live cd, partition your hd. Copy slack to hd. Install using hd option...
 
  


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