hi mine is an hp compaq presario sr1235il model pc iam unable to install linux in my pc
when i keep the cd and restarted first it is propting to press enter to install
when i do it it is simply restarting and it is repeting
these are my hard ware profiles

processor
2.80 gigahertz Intel Pentium 4
8 kilobyte primary memory cache
512 kilobyte secondary memory cache
3.15 08/05/2004
processor is 32 bit

main circuit board
Board: MICRO-STAR INTERNATIONAL CO., LTD Gamila/Giovani/Neon series 030
Bus Clock: 100 megahertz
BIOS: Phoenix Technologies, LTD 3.15 08/05/2004

controllers
> Standard floppy disk controller
> Intel(r) 82801DB Ultra ATA Storage Controller-24CB
> Primary IDE Channel [Controller]
> Secondary IDE Channel [Controller]
>
> display
> Intel(R) 82845G/GL/GE/PE/GV Graphics Controller [Display adapter]
> COMPAQ 7500 [Monitor] (15.7"vis, s/n CNC4382741, September 2004)

when i checked the MICRO-STAR INTERNATIONAL CO. website which is my main circuit board
i checked for os support and it is given that it cannot support Linux due to
chipset limitation. Chipset cannot support APM function
so is there any alternative