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Trouble installing Linux on circa-1999 Compaq Presario

edwardp-KK0ffGbhmjU at wrote:
> As to the RAM (per another response), I also replaced the memory, it 
> still reported the same errors.

How about running a memory test? Even if the RAM is good (as you presume 
after replacing it), it may fail due to CPU, chipset, power supply, or 
other problems.

I believe there is a memory test application on the Ubuntu live CD.


Tom Metro
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