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Re: Help installing Debian 2.2r3 in K7

"Jose Cortijo Solera" <jose.cortijo@teleline.es> writes:

> I am trying to install Linux in my computer but I don't know why doesn't
> work. Firstly I installed Mandrake 8.0, everything was fine but when the machine
> reboots the computer gets stuck in Loading linux......
> I thought it was a Mandrake problem

Its a kernel/hardware problem.

> so I decided to install Debian, the most stable
> distribution of Linux . I boot up from the CD and I get directly the same error,
> Loading linux..... and the computer hangs!
> My machine is a k7 600 with PCI Banshee and the mohter board is a
> Soltek SL-77KV with the problematic chitset VIA KX133. I think is
> something that I have to disable in the BIOS but I don't know
> what. Please some suggestions???

Have you pulled out all unnecessary cards, esp. sound cards and
internal modems?

Have you read the kernel boot arguments howto on www.linuxdoc.org ?

.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onshore.com.....<URL:http://www.onshored.com/>

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