Linux-Mandrake 7.2 Newbie

Linux-Mandrake 7.2 Newbie

Post by JBruvol » Mon, 12 Mar 2001 03:31:42

I just bought Linux-Mandrake 7.2 and am having trouble setting it up. Just
when I think its going to finish booting up the screen goes on
stand-by(black) and I can't see a thing.(although there is continued disk
Is there an item in my system that is known to have compatibility issues
with Linux?
I know the modem might not work but I use it in windows. I am really wanting
to try Linux out after seeing the sceern shot demos of it at . It looks like it might be a nice change
from Windows and the app. bundle that came with it sounds great if I could
only get it working.
If I cannot get it working in this configuration is there a way to uninstall
And if this is the case I am quite determined to not let this OS beat me so
I am willing to put together another (affordable) system to run it(for the
learning experience), any tales of  tried and true combo's would be
I get the feeling the problem lies with my All In Wonder 128Pro card.
My current specs are:

 Asus A7Pro
Duron 800 (not o.c.)
24" Full tower c/w 300w P.S.
256mb PC133 Micron Ram set to CLK 3
ATI All In Wonder Pro 128 32 MB(AGP)
SBLive Value
ESS Win Modem56k
Realtec 10/100 ethernet card
LG Burner 8x4x32x
LG DVD 12x40x



1. Newbie needs help: Linux Mandrake 7.2 freezes during install

Hello everybody

I want to install Mandrake 7.2.
I boot from the cdrom drive, dut install freezes after detecting the cdrom
I have the following devices connected :
ide0: Seagate HD ( master ), Goldstar cdrom ( slave ).
ide1: Philips cdrom writer ( master ).

I also tried to install in expert mode to skip some hardware detection but
it also failed.
Can anyone help me please?


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