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Trouble installing Linux on circa-1999 Compaq Presario

On 01/14/2010 02:28 PM, edwardp-KK0ffGbhmjU at wrote:
> Bill Horne wrote:
>  =20
>>    =20
>>> I forgot to ask: did you try using the "noapic" and "nolapic" options=

>>> during install? Some machines need them.
>>> Bill=20
>>>      =20
> Yes, I also selected those two in the options, selecting them did not=20
> change anything, the installs continued to fail with the same I/O error=
>  =20
And certainly "acpi=3Doff"
But, I don't think this is the problem. One reason I suggested a hard
disk install is to limit the I/O to a single channel.

Jerry Feldman <gaf-mNDKBlG2WHs at>
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