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Re: [vox-tech] Weird linux installation problem

  • Subject: Re: [vox-tech] Weird linux installation problem
  • From: "Joshua Poppe" <jjpoppe@ucMAPSdavis.edu>
  • Date: Mon, 28 May 2001 22:35:00 -0700
  • References: 3b13376e.708.0@rcsis.com

Have you tried a different floppy drive.  I know that I have had a floppy
die on me before.  It might not be able to read the disk properly.  Is your
boot disk corrupted?  Try making a new one.  Also, might I suggest you use a
bootable CD?

I hope that this helps,

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jeff Lambert" <jlambert@rcsis.com>
To: <vox-tech@lugod.org>
Sent: Monday, May 28, 2001 10:45 PM
Subject: [vox-tech] Weird linux installation problem

> I've been strugling with this problem for a few weeks now.  What I'm
trying to
> do is get linux on an old Acer Pentium 100.  It has 43megs of ram and an
> hd.  Here is where the problem comes in... No matter what distribtuion I
> to install when I put the boot disk in and it starts to load the install
> it gets up to the point where it says "Uncompressing Linux..." and then
>  I've left it over night to see if it is just slow but thats not the case.
> Any ideas?

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