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Re: [SLE] 9.1 Live CD won't boot...
  • From: Mike McMullin <mwmcmlln@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 16 May 2004 21:13:09 -0400
  • Message-id: <1084756385.6474.2.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sun, 2004-05-16 at 20:53, C Hamel wrote:
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> On Sunday 16 May 2004 19:33, Carlos F Lange wrote:
> > Same here. In my case it freezes right after making the selection for
> > boot up, no matter what option is selected, without giving any error
> > messages. My box is an Athlon XP 2800+ on an ASUS A7N8X-E
> > board.
> >
> > Is nobody at SuSE paying attention? The LiveCD is supposed to
> > provide "good advertisement" for them, not bad!! It would be better
> > to reduce the features but improve the hardware compatibility on
> > the single CD.
> >
> > Carlos
> >
> > On May 16, 2004 03:39 pm, James Knott wrote:
> > > That Live Eval CD is broken. Many people have problems with it. I've
> > > tried it on 3 different systems and it failed on all of them. The
> > > failures were different on each computer.
> >
> > --
> I took the Live CD to the neighbor who wanted to try SuSE... he has a Dell
> desktop. The bootup frozed at his PCMCIA device lookup (he has none) and
> that was that. He opted for Knoppix.

I've had that happen on an HP Pavilion 6630, a generic Celeron 400
chip, and my son's Dell Latitude D600 laptop. Knoppix worked fine on
the laptop, I didn't have it with me to try on the other two. :(

Mike


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