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Trying Mint and need some help

Postby Tuckahoe on Tue May 29, 2007 9:12 pm

I'm new to the Linux world and not very computer savy. I'm working on trying Mint but I can't get it to boot from the cd. I get the following error whenever I try to boot from the cd: unknown interrupt or fault at EIP 00000060 c01002b1 000002b0. I googled it and found that if I add acpi=off to the boot parameters it may fix my problem. How do I do that?
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Postby facade47 on Tue May 29, 2007 9:35 pm

When it shows the splash screen for Linux Mint, hit F6 and a text box called Boot Options should appear, and you type in acpi=off at the end :)

Not sure if it helps, but people always say to burn operating system CDs at low burn speed (e.g. 2x)... again, I'm not sure if that will help =P
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Postby Boo on Tue May 29, 2007 9:53 pm

At the initial boot screen go to the boot options (F6 key) and at the prompt type:
linux acpi=off

and off you go

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Postby Husse on Wed May 30, 2007 9:52 am

I'm not 100% sure but I think you have to delete the "quiet - splash" you see and then add whatever you need to add. Just adding at the end of the line may not take effect
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