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Earendil
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Booting problem

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Greetings, I'm totally new to linux and I decided to begin with mint 11.
I tried to do dual boot on my laptop which already has windows xp on it.
I burned the dvd at 4x, I checked the md5.
It could only get to be installed from the compatibility mode.
Even choosing the "Check dvd integrity" option it freezes.
When trying to boot, it freezes here:

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Re: Booting problem

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seems like you got an error on your iso...
fastest tip: try to download and burn it again (eventually from another mirror).

greetings, Leit
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Re: Booting problem

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Are you saying that you booted off the DVD in compatibility mode, managed to install Mint 11 and now when you reboot you get those error messages on the screen?
If so, what happens if you boot in Recovery Mode from the GRUB2 menu?
And, if you are going to take a photo of your screen to show us the error messages can you please make sure it is a good picture - not blurred like that.

If this is the result of booting the LiveDVD then what software did you use to burn it as this looks (although I may be wrong) like a bad DVD burn to me.

Do you have a USB stick instead that you could 'burn' the iso to?
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Re: Booting problem

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Greetings again, and sorry that it took me so long to post a reply.. I'm also sorry for the bad quality of the photo but I don't have a better way to show the errors than taking a photo from my mobile
Okay, I tried to make a bootable usb from the same iso, but I had the same errors (not precisely, every time the number after the word "worker" is slightly different).
Then, I downloaded an iso from another mirror and made a bootable usb but still, I got nothing more, nothing less.
Also answering a previous question, it doesn't boot in Recovery Mode either.
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Re: Booting problem

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I tried installing it on my desktop and it runs perfectly.. the same iso from the first dvd.. so I guess it is a hardware problem but I don't know what to do. I though maybe that updating bios could make a difference but I couldn't find an updated version. So now I don't know what to do.
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Re: Booting problem

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The only references I seem to find to that error message related to 'Xen' :shock: What hardware are you actually trying to install onto?
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Re: Booting problem

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It's a laptop with a clevo M7xOS with a SiS 671 chipset. Intell Core 2 Duo at 2 Ghz, 2Gb of ram.
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