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When I load Linux XP up, it goes through the list of things that it is loading fine until it gets to something like "setting up hostname localhost.localdomain" and simply ...
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- 10-27-2007 #1
Linux XP crashes at startup
When I load Linux XP up, it goes through the list of things that it is loading fine until it gets to something like "setting up hostname localhost.localdomain" and simply freezes. What could be causing this and how can it be fixed?
- 10-27-2007 #2
Is it a fresh installation? Post your machine's specs here.
- 10-27-2007 #3
Last edited by matthew850; 10-27-2007 at 10:41 PM. Reason: To add more information.
- 10-30-2007 #4
Which Graphics Card do you have? It looks like Graphics Card problem. When system freezes, press Alt+Ctrl+F1. Does it drop you at command line login prompt?
Does it booting up in Single User Mode?
- 10-30-2007 #5
The graphics card is a Mobile Intel 965 Express card. When I press alt+ctrl+F1 nothing happens. What do you mean by single user mode?
- 10-31-2007 #6
Highlight Linux XP title in GRUB Menu and press 'a'. Type single and hit Enter key. Does it boot up?
- 11-01-2007 #7
When i press a and type single, it starts to load, then crashes at
[ <c011b51c> ] next_thread=0x0/0xc [ <c0102b69> ] syscall_call==0x7/0xb
Last edited by matthew850; 11-01-2007 at 09:59 PM. Reason: typo
- 11-02-2007 #8
- 11-03-2007 #9
- 11-03-2007 #10
Yes i know, i'm sorry again, it's only criticizing too many linux distro that doesn't work properly !