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i used Roxio to burn Knoppix onto a cd using the Burn Image button but when i restart to boot from cd knoppix loads then it says press enter to ...
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    Cant boot Knoppix


    i used Roxio to burn Knoppix onto a cd using the Burn Image button but when i restart to boot from cd knoppix loads then it says press enter to load linux or something like that i see 2 lines of words popup really quick (i cant read it it happens too fast) then the screen turns black
    is this a bad burn or something?
    my specs are...
    Processor: ADM Athlon(tm) 64 dual core processor 4400+ 2.30GHz
    RAM: 2046 MB (2 Gigs)
    System type: 32 bit Windows Vista OS
    Memory: 208GB/320GB


    hope thats enough info
    Last edited by devils casper; 02-25-2008 at 04:28 PM. Reason: Removed formatting tags.

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    A couple of questions, How long is the blank screen there for?
    Is the monitor still on not in standby mode - so its still recieving a signal.
    Can you try the disk on something else?

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    the blank screen is there for 5 minutes thats the longest i have waited before restarting my computer

    the monitor is still on

    i believe the disk would only work on vista comps
    my old computer is a windows xp i can try it on that if you think i should

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    I would just to try to confim if the CD is OK, either that or do a checksum check on the disk - I have heard this done but I am not sure how to as I have never had to do it myself.

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    If the ISO file and burned CD are ok, try experimenting with some of the kernel boot options (cheat codes) that are available to you through the keyboard F-keys right before the CD begins to boot. You should see a message about them before it begins to boot.

    It sounds like Knoppix might be having a problem with your graphics card, or maybe some other piece of hardware.
    oz

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