k5di at zianet.com
Mon Nov 10 22:36:31 UTC 2008
> On 11/10/2008 12:11 PM, Karl Larsen wrote:
>> NoOp wrote:
>>> On 11/10/2008 06:11 AM, Karl Larsen wrote:
>>>> Mario Vukelic wrote:
>>>>> On Sun, 2008-11-09 at 18:22 -0700, Karl Larsen wrote:
>>>>>> I was unable to get the dvd codec from any
>> On this new Compaq Presario CQ50-139WM which I purchased last
>> Saturday, I found that the LiveCD for Intrepid was the only one that
>> worked. I did all the partition changes and loaded Intrepid and am not
>> happy with it.
>> The LiveCD for Hardy stops with a busybox and the error which reads:
>> udevd-event Run-program '/sbin/modprobe abnormal exit
>> I want to change to Hardy on this lap-top because it is a fully
>> complete system that I am now using on this computer. I prefer that the
>> lap-top and this computer are the same thing. Saves a lot of problems.
>> If you know how I can load Hardy I would like to know how.
> These might help:
> [Unable to install: " '/sbin/modprobe' abnormal exit" at boottime]
> [ /sbin/modprobe abnormal exit hardy - a little odd, but might work]
> Were I you, I'd install from the Alternate CD (desktop version), and
> disconnect from the internet before you do. (Leave your BIOS LAN
> settings the way they are to see if it will work that way first, if not
> turn them off, install, then turn them back on). That way you will only
> install from the CD; when it comes to trying to configure DHCP, just
> follow the prompts to tell it that you don't want to configure now &
> only install from the CD. With any luck you'll be able to install
> completely, then configure your ethernet.
> This post says that it's been traced to the ethernet adaptor on a
> particular MB:
> You might google around & check launchpad further to see if you can find
Well I have about one option open on the Intrepid on my lap-top. I
was trying to get totem and vlc to show movie DVD's and in doing that I
lost the sound. It is a problem with a piece of software not known to
me. But something is broken within the system. The method used did not
end up as expected and that might be the problem...
It looks like I need to re-load and re-do everything. Get all the
updates again. I don't like it but nothing else will fix the sound.
Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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