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[XC] Synthetickiller
08-21-2007, 02:47 PM
I have a p5k mobo w/ a q6600. Whenever I try to install linux, It'll get the screen w/ the bar and state that is has loaded the primary drivers, then sits for a second and states that it has decompressed the linux kernel. Then it just hangs.

I'd tried installing the 64 bit 6.06 version.

Anyone had this issue?

08-21-2007, 02:48 PM
please tell me that your CPU is running at stock speed, while you were attempting to install

[XC] Synthetickiller
08-21-2007, 03:05 PM
I have no OC at all on this computer. I don't even have windows on it (awaiting a windows disk in about 1 hour).

All settings are stock other than disabled the floppy and specified the ram timings. Nothing insane.

08-21-2007, 03:07 PM
are you sure the disc is good?

08-21-2007, 04:00 PM
did u format the hard drive before u executed the installer, and created a primary and a swap 86 partion

[XC] Synthetickiller
08-21-2007, 04:09 PM
Nope, I didn't.

I've run ubuntu before and never had to. Thanks for the idea...

I can't get to the install via the live cd. I just never got that far.

I'm more curious if this board has problems w/ linux in general.

08-21-2007, 05:45 PM
try doing slackware its a little more stable and not hardware specific


if it works in slak then its drivers if it wont do that then the boards got problems