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  1. #1

    SUSE 10 install won't boot???


    new to this forum, and new suse. in a nutshell my box won't boot after fresh install on a new SATA drive. Ran windows previouslly no problem but got sick of it all with them, hence i got a copy of SUSE 10 from work.

    first off here is my setup:
    -ATI Radeon X300SE HyperMemory 256MB Hyper Memory(128M VRAM on board) DDR PCI Express x16 Video Card
    -AMD 64bit 2600+ sempteron
    -SATA seagate 250 gig hardrive
    -TUL AX480A7-F Socket 754 ATI XPRESS 200P ATX AMD Motherboard
    -1 Gig of DDR ram

    ok, when i first went to install SUSE and first off would not let me install it with ACPI enabled. after i choose that option it just froze up my machine immediately on black screen of death. So i rebooted and did the install with ACPI disabled. Everything seemed to be ok hence it took the install and installed the OS on on the 1 partion I made. So it asked me to reboot, i did then GRUB came up, I choose SUSE 10.0, BAM!!!!!!! Froze the exact same way it did when i chose to install with ACPI Enabled. I rebooted and booted into Boot (failsafe) it hung up here:

    ACPI: Subsystem revision 20030918
    -IOAPIC[0]: Set PCI routing entry (2-9 -> 0x71 -> IRQ 9 Mode:1 Active:0)
    -ACPI: Interpreter enabled
    -ACPI: Using IOAPIC for interrupt routing
    -ACPI: PCI Root Bridge [PCI0] (00:00)
    +PCI: Probing PCI hardware
    PCI: Probing PCI hardware (bus 00) ------------------------------it hangs here

    I have updated the install 2 times, did every bios configuration i have thought of, now i am reaching my hands out to this community for assistance. I really want to use SUSE over Windows but has been very difficult thus far. CAN ANYONE HELP. This sounds like a Hardware issue???


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    at grub try booting with pci=noacpi or acpi=off sounds like it might still be enabled
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    tried booting from grub in failsafe mode and changed the way acpi loaded to acpi=on and the same to off. still getting same results. I figure the hardware is just to new for linux. i will install it on an older machine i have. any other suggestions before i put windows back on this machine??

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