installation freeze on Dell Inspiron 8000

Kjell Eriksson oviken-tux at
Thu Sep 30 20:05:40 UTC 2004

Message: 8 Date: Thu, 30 Sep 2004 09:43:43 +0100 From: Henrik Nilsen 
Omma <henrik at> Subject: Re: installation freeze on Dell 
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charset=ISO-8859-1; format=flowed Kjell Eriksson wrote:

>> using sounder cd-9,  installation freeze at "choose language" and only 
>> powerbutton for shutdown possible!
>> Tried with different bootparameters with same result.
>> CD-R working OK  on my desktopcomputer, Debian Sarge-netinstall RC1 
>> works OK on laptop.
I have a Dell Inspiron 8000 as well, and sounder 9 installs perfectly. 
'Choose Language' is an odd place for it to break.


	Hi, Henrik
Whats your BIOS-version and do you have USB-legacy enabled in BIOS?
I have BIOS A23(latest) and can only start install with "noapic nolapic"
rgds Kjell

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