Toshiba A305 & Vista

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Toshiba A305 & Vista

Postby 96se » Thu Oct 30, 2008 8:41 am

A newbie here, but not really to Linux. I have Mepis 7 running on 2 other 'puters, 1 dual boot with Win XP. I have a new Toshiba A305 with Vista & have been told that Linux will not install due to BIOS restrictions. Am I wasting my time trying to accomplish this. I'd like another dual boot machine. Thanks.

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Re: Toshiba A305 & Vista

Postby rbanavara » Thu Oct 30, 2008 12:34 pm

I have so far not heard of any BIOS restricting installation of linux. There is no harm in trying it up. The only thing I can think of is, it may restrict the availability of the virtualisation support provided by the processor.
Don't fix it if it ain't broken, don't break it if you can't fix it -Husse

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