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    4.0.2 won't boot


    Cant get 4.0.2 to boot. I press enter at boot prompt. I get Loading linux…….and it stops there. Any ideas?

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    Welcome to the forums, Rita G.

    If you are sure you have a good ISO and good burn to CD, try booting using some of the cheat codes that are available through the F-keys just before the CD actually begins to boot.
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    thank you ozar,
    i tried:
    knoppix noacpi acpi=off
    knoppix noapic noacpi
    failsafe
    plus a few other (seemingly relevant from a newbie perspective) cheat codes, F2, F3, but it still hangs at Loading linux…………

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    Ive had some that wouldnt boot, and on several occasions, found scratches that were causing a read error. Its amazing how some movies play as scratched up as they are, and 1 speck kept them from booting. Something to check anyway, before you start pulling your hair out. And maybe try it on another machine just for grins.

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    i downloaded 4.0.2 again and burned iso to cd again at 2x instead of 4x on a brand new CLEAN cd.....AND tried it on another machine.......same results!

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    The .iso you downloaded may be corrupt. Try checking the MD5 or downloading it again.
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    problem solved.........used bit torrent this time........4.0.2 works very nicely!

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    Glad you are up and running...
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