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Re: [vox-tech] problems installing Debian on a Dell laptop
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Re: [vox-tech] problems installing Debian on a Dell laptop



On Sun, Feb 23, 2003 at 02:50:20AM -0800, Charles McLaughlin wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I've been using Red Hat for a while now and would like to try Debian.  I
> recently downloaded the Debian "Woody" ISO disk images and burned them,
> but I had many problems today while trying to install Debian on my Dell
> Inspiron 2100 laptop.  It seems that the laptop is having trouble reading
> the disks.  I'll provide some specific error messages below.  After trying
> to boot from CDs 1 through 5 several times, I tried booting from the CDs
> on a different Dell desktop with no problems.
> 

Could the cddrive itself be flaky? If the cds read ok everywhere else,
that is the easiest explanation.                 

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