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Old 05-19-2007, 02:16 AM   #1
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AlienFX Light problem

My friend has an Alienware Area 51 7500 and he really wants to get ubuntu for it.
But the AlienFX lights are mounted as a USB drive, but its not a USB drive.
An error says
"error syncing - kernel panic" while it checks the usb ports, and then it freezes.
Any ideas what to do, maybe some boot parameters?
Old 05-20-2007, 07:49 PM   #2
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if i am not mistaken you can pass "nousb" as a boot parameter and it will skip the probing of usb devices. they still work you just have do mount them manually


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