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stalls on installation

Postby tsaot on Sun Nov 18, 2007 11:01 pm

My Linux Mint Live CD installation stalls at 'detecting SCSI'. This occurs with PC Linux OS and Granular Linux as well. Safe mode install takes me a bit further, to a command line but I am not versed in command entries.
The disk and ram check out ok.
Asus M2A-VM with integrated ATI X1250, and an AMD 4200 64 X2.
Any ideas to help get this distro installed?
Thanks
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Postby Husse on Mon Nov 19, 2007 6:56 am

Read the release notes for Daryna final. At the end there are some options to use
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Re: stalls on installation

Postby BakUp on Tue Nov 20, 2007 11:51 am

Are you using a purchased CD or did you download an ISO ?

Or, check out my list:

- maybe a bad burn
- check the MD5 sum
- burn slow if possible (2x or 4x)
- try the CD in another machine
- try a different brand of media
- try burning the iso to a DVD-RW media (don't laugh, this works)
- move the iso to another machine and burn it with it's burner
- test the media drive
- search the forums
- check to see whether your motherboard / soundcard / network card / "hardware x" is compatible with Linux: http://www.linuxcompatible.org/compatibility.html
- Google for it: http://tinyurl.com/2rfwr
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