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by TenderFoot
Mon May 10, 2010 2:36 pm
Forum: Regulars
Topic: Livecd failure on netbook
Replies: 22
Views: 4072

j2. I figured that perhaps that was the expressed sentiment. Jerry. Mepis 8; The netbook is fully described in original post. Pastone. I'm not going to buy a virgin flash drive just for this. The livecd worked fine on 4 other installations recently. Anyway I've just downloaded, md5 checked, burned a...
by TenderFoot
Mon May 10, 2010 11:29 am
Forum: Regulars
Topic: Livecd failure on netbook
Replies: 22
Views: 4072

Unfortunately exactly the same result from usb stick (except text menu instead of graphical). Not surprised since its still a usb port.

Tried the cheatcodes - which I'd already played around with previously - but still no joy.

Any more ideas - and what does the acronym(?) "barfs" mean?
by TenderFoot
Mon May 10, 2010 8:55 am
Forum: Regulars
Topic: Livecd failure on netbook
Replies: 22
Views: 4072

Shortly after my last post I Googled for UNebootin and found the site. Dowmloading now and reading instructions.

Will let you know how I get on...
by TenderFoot
Mon May 10, 2010 7:49 am
Forum: Regulars
Topic: Livecd failure on netbook
Replies: 22
Views: 4072

Sorry but what is "unetbootin", where do I get it and implementation instructions?
by TenderFoot
Mon May 10, 2010 7:29 am
Forum: Regulars
Topic: Livecd failure on netbook
Replies: 22
Views: 4072

Livecd failure on netbook

I have had Mepis 8 happily installed on 4 of my machines (3 desktops and a laptop) for some time. Unfortunately I cannot persuade the livecd to fully boot on my new netbook (Packard Bell Dot-MA, 2Gb Ram, AMD L110 cpu, ATI x1270 graphics, 250Gb hdd). It fails soon after the initial menu with ...MP-BI...

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