cant install linux anymore

Discussion in 'Linux & BSD' started by Majin, Apr 14, 2004.

  1. Majin

    Majin DBZ - Yes its in me!

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    iono wut happend but every distro i try to install locks the machine after selecting the language and region........*gulp* help me plz :eek:
     
  2. j79zlr

    j79zlr Glaanies script monkey Political User

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    whats "every" distro?
     
  3. Majin

    Majin DBZ - Yes its in me!

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    mandrake fedora gentoo suse and debian .........all hang when i pick a language
     
  4. j79zlr

    j79zlr Glaanies script monkey Political User

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    Interesting?

    Make sure plug and play is dissabled in the BIOS? That can cause oddities with Linux, only thing I can think of. Could be hardware related too, or does Windows run fine?
     
  5. Majin

    Majin DBZ - Yes its in me!

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    windows runs fine.......just the linux installs lock up
     
  6. ignipotentis

    ignipotentis OSNN Addict

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    Look for how to disable apci in the kernel boot options for the installer for that distro.
     
  7. Majin

    Majin DBZ - Yes its in me!

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    ive had linux installed on this computer b4 and of course knoppix runs..........i just dont get it.......