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It turns out that the Gateway had a bad RAM chip, and when I swapped it out, the install went fine. I ended up installing Red Hat 9 on that box, with the intention to use it as a server of some sort. I have the exact same model at home, with, I think, a ATI Rage 128 video card. I also installed RH9 on that box and set it up as an NFS/Samba file server.

That's working quite well; I really like the RH9 administration tools. Setting up Samba in particular was a breeze using the new RH9 tool, compared to editing the config files or even using the SWAT tools.

I've updated all of the Linux boxes at work to RH9, and upgraded the old Compaq Presario 1200 laptop to RH9 as well. That disabled the Linksys wireless network card, but I was able to restore it easily with the new Linux Red Hat 9 RPMs for the wlan pcmcia card, from the linux-wlan-ng 0.2.0 RPMS site.

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