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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux 2.2.17-14-etin i686; en-US; m18)
Description of problem:
Installation reboots or freeses DELL Inspiron 5000e
The text/nofb/expert/lowres and combinations were tried.
When a boot diskette is used, the machine halts with CRC error reported.
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Boot Inspiron 5000e from CD-ROM = crash/freeze
2.Boot Inspiron 5000e from diskette = crash with CRC error
Actual Results: Nothing. The machine freezes or reboots.
Expected Results: Installation should proceed.
Try booting with 'linux ide=nodma'. Does this help?
"linux ide=nodma" does not help!
Have you run any other versions of Linux on this machine? Also, have you tried
these cdroms in different machines?
Closing due to inactivity. Please reopen if you have more information.