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Re: having trouble getting started

On Sun, Sep 21, 2003 at 02:39:18AM -0400, Eric S. Johansson wrote:
> Eric S. Johansson wrote:
>  > Trying to install Debian on my inspiron 5000.  four attempts, four
> >failures.
> now 5th failure.
> bf24 install
> took most debs from CD with balance from main Debian mirror and security

Install only the base packages, i.e. do not select anything in tasksel
and do not start dselect. If you still can not boot your laptop, then
bf24 kernel does not work for you and you should try some other
installation kernel (boot with a different Debian CD).

Tapio Lehtonen
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