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Loading linux with PnP bios

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March 26, 2010 1:27:49 PM

Hello,
I'm trying to boot Linux Fedora 64 from the DVD on a Windows XP system. My plan is to install Linux on a second hard drive which is already installed and formatted. However, Linux seems to be stuck in the initial KDE boot screen. If I turn on PnP in the BIOS by selecting "Yes", will that help Linux to open?
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a b 5 Linux
March 26, 2010 1:37:40 PM

Please post your full specs, it'll help the people on the forums help you.

What version of fedora did you get and where did you get it from?

Good luck :) 
a b 5 Linux
March 26, 2010 3:05:50 PM

Why don't you try and see what happens?
a b 5 Linux
March 26, 2010 8:45:30 PM

acpi and noapic's a lot more likely to help.

The official dvd's gnome not kde.

Semper Fi :) 
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