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Mjordan

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Installation CD runs, but freezes.
« on: June 20, 2010, 08:41:26 am »
When I boot from the VL 6.0 Standard Edition Gold CD, it runs, but stops after displaying the following messages (I wrote them down by hand, so they aren't exactly what I saw, but should be fair enough).


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isolinux 3.72
isolinux: Starting up, DL = 9F
isolinux: Loaded spec packet OK, drive = 9F
isolinux: Main image LBA = 00000074
isolinux: Sectors to load = 0006
isolinux: Loaded boot image, verifying...
isolinux: Main image read, jumping to main code...
isolinux: Root directory at LBA = 0000001D
isolinux: isolinux directory at LBA = 00000043
isolinux: About to load config file...
isolinux: Configuration file opened...

When I boot the CD, it spins for a very short time (less than 1 sec), and stops moving.
I have Windows XP, and Tiny Core Linux installed with dual boot using grub. I want to erase the Tiny Core partition, and install VC.

Spec of my laptop
Laptop: VAIO VGN-BX90S
RAM: 512MB

Thanks for your help.
« Last Edit: June 20, 2010, 09:06:40 am by Mjordan »

bigpaws

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Re: Installation CD runs, but freezes.
« Reply #1 on: June 20, 2010, 09:36:06 am »
It maybe that the gui installer is not able to recognize your
video card.

After the install starts and at the point it allows add
lilo parameters. Type:

linux

That will get you to the text installer.

HTH

Bigpaws