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  1. #1

    Installing Mandrake 10.1 on dell dimension 4700

    After installation, when I reboot, it is hung at
    "Bringing up interface eth0: Disabling IRQ #20"
    I tried going on failsafe and run command
    ifcfg eth0 up
    it doesn't work.
    I have been struggling with this from past couple of days.
    if anyone has some solution, I will really appreciate.

  2. #2
    is your ether card a built in one? or if you can remove that temporary, you may have to try, then boot without it. then try to check /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0, if you find a line saying network-hotplug, try to comment that or remove, then try again with the ethercard..

  3. #3
    Sounds like your in the realms of the same issues I had

    Anyway boot like this:

    press <esc> at the lilo screen at the beginning of the boot process then type
    this at the 'boot:' prompt:

    linux noapic <enter>

    Does this help?

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