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30900RE: [LINUX_Newbies] Re: Koppix 5.1.1 ISO on CD- Hang Looking for CD in: /dev/hdb

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  • Chad Martin
    Apr 8, 2013
      "Ken (desco) Ramsey" <desco1kr@...> wrote:

      >The "knoppix nodma" on the boot line did the trick. Up to the point that my
      >monitor does not support the video settings of the CD.
      >Thanks for the tip.
      >
      >-----Original Message-----
      >From: LINUX_Newbies@yahoogroups.com
      >[mailto:LINUX_Newbies@yahoogroups.com]On Behalf Of Paul
      >Sent: Sunday, April 07, 2013 5:37 PM
      >To: LINUX_Newbies@yahoogroups.com
      >Subject: [LINUX_Newbies] Re: Koppix 5.1.1 ISO on CD- Hang Looking for CD
      >in: /dev/hdb
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >--- In LINUX_Newbies@yahoogroups.com, "desco" <desco1kr@...> wrote:
      >>
      >> Intel DG31 PR main Bd 2 GB mem, CPU=I Pent4, E5200@... GHz
      >> Boots and runs XP Pro SP3
      >> Goes to boot prompt, enter boots to screen"
      >> Running Linux Kernel 2.6.19.
      >> Total memory available: 2063104kB
      >> Enabling DMA acceleration for: hdb [FX320S]
      >> Looking for CD in: /dev/hdb
      >> Hangs for 12 hrs + Manual abort at that point.
      >> any suggestions?
      >>
      >
      >First off don't try to boot for 12 hours. Patience is one thing, but at some
      >point it turns into pathetic. You crossed that line with about 11 hours and
      >55 minutes to spare.
      >
      >Someone here
      >
      >http://knoppix.net/forum/threads/26153-Knoppix-bootup-stop-at-Enabling-DMA-a
      >cceleration...-qu
      >
      >suggests
      >
      >at the boot prompt type "knoppix nodma"
      >
      >Can't hurt to try that. Could be an issue that Knoppix is aware of they're
      >doing that they have a ready made fix for. I've no practical experience with
      >it myself though. I never ran Knoppix.
      >
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