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Re: FC5 Laptop Install



Paul F. Johnson wrote:

> Hi,
> 
>> Compaq Armada 7800, PII 400Mhz, 256M Ram
>> 
>> The system boots to the CDROM ok, but when I try to install, it
>> delivers many messages that fly off the screen to fast to read.  It
>> stops on
> 
> Try installing using the text mode installer and run the check integrity
> thing on the install CDs.

Also, some people have suggested trying to boot with "linux nodma".

There are a number of alternative installation methods
which are offered if you boot with "linux askmethod",
the simplest probably being to transfer the iso files to the hard disk
(eg to a VFAT partition under Windows) and install from that.

Nb I am not an expert!

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Timothy Murphy  
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