Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Linux on Compaq Presario 5660
- On Tuesday, 2. October 2001 00:56, you wrote:
> I am a complete newbie to Linux. I am still learning the basic1. thats a dell maillist, but it's not a problem for me.
> commands. Can someone please provide me with some instructions to
> load Linux 7.1 onto a Compaq Presario 5660 running Windows ME. My
> desktop has a PII - 450MHz processor, 20GB HD(IDE), CDROM/CD-RW, a
> Rockwell HCF 56K Data Fax PCI Modem, a SONY Monitor, Intel 21143
> Based PCI Fast Ethernet Adapter and CPD-200ES on 3D Rage LT PRO
> graphics Card.
> Now, I'm not sure if i need any new drivers or something. Please
2. there is no linux 7.1 - only distributions, I guess you mean ReadHat 7.1,
or you mean Suse 7.1? (the company label on the package)
3. could you describe a litte bit more what doesn't work. sure you have
booted from the cds and what happend than?