Re: w32 installer giving hal.dll not found error
On Thu, 07 Jul 2011 13:01:10 +0530, nikhil jain wrote:
> I am trying to install debian with the w32 installer.But upon rebooting
> it gives me a hal.dll not found error. The exact message is something
> like: could not load hal.dll from
> <windows root>/system 32/hall.dll
> Here is how my partition table look like: http://i.imgur.com/E1Hby.jpg
> Any help?
Maybe the w32 installer expects the file to be located at C:/ and per
your disk layout I'm not sure it is located there :-)
> Also does the w32 loader touch my MBR at all ?
As per their instructions it seems that only modifies the bootloader to
add an additional entry, but I never used before so I can't tell for sure:
> and how many GB would it need to download after the reboot?
My last installation (full gnome desktop+ notebook tools) occupied ~3 GiB
but you can select less components so YMMV.