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can't get past loading (setup)

Postby calthor on Sat Oct 23, 2010 3:50 am

I'm trying to get Linux Mint 9 Fluxbox on an old desktop (i tried Ubuntu but it couldn't find the disk)
after the grub screen it doesn't do anything at all, all i see is this text:
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Loading /casper/vmlinuz.......
Loading /casper/initrd.lz.................
Ready.

after this i tried compabilitymode but the result was the same.

does anyone know why linux doesn't load?
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Re: can't get past loading (setup)

Postby Aging Technogeek on Sat Oct 23, 2010 9:05 am

What are the specs of the computer you are trying to install on?

Compare the specs for your computer with the minimums listed for Mint 9 Fluxbox listed here under "System Requirements". If your computer does not meet these minimums, you will have trouble trying to install Mint even if the system will run once installed as it takes more capacity to install the OS than to run it.
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