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I installed mdk10.1 smoothly on my laptop ACER 1861 wlmi(1.5G centrino+bluetooth+DVDRW+15.4 widescreen), but after I reboot, it just show BIOS check ok and no response then, I tried several times, ...
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    Pls help!Install Mdk10.1 smoothly, but cannot boot up!


    I installed mdk10.1 smoothly on my laptop ACER 1861 wlmi(1.5G centrino+bluetooth+DVDRW+15.4 widescreen), but after I reboot, it just show BIOS check ok and no response then, I tried several times, always cannot boot up. By the way, I choose ACPI enable in the LILO configuration during installation, is this cause the problem? because the computer stopped at ACPI check.

    Anybody encounted the same problem?

    waiting for reply...thanks

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    ACPI is a complicated in Linux. At best, you're looking at 50/50. Boot to run-level 3 and change the ACPI option in lilo to off (remember to run lilo -v to enable the change). If it boots, then you know this is the problem. After that, you can fine tune ACPI to get it working.

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