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Dizzy Install Log 10:01 PM 6/28/2004 =========== Boot from CD 1. Accept defaults ... loads X installer. Language: English (American) License: Accept Install Security Level: Higher Security Administrator: root Paritions: Use existing hda: 12 GB hda1: 5.8 GB ext3 / hda5: 494 MB swap hda6: 6.3 GB ext3 /var hdb: 37 GB hdb1: 37 GB ext3 /home Format hda1 only (But other partitions are checked) Package Group Selection Workstation ----------- Internet Station Network Computer (client) Configuration Console Tools Server ------ Web/FTP Mail Database Firewall/Router Network Computer server Graphical Environment --------------------- Other Graphical Desktops Total Size: 735/5279 MB Really install servers? Yes Install commences. Requests discs 2 & 3 (2 times for disk 3!). Installation is successful. set root password: Creat new users: For admin users, I enabled: ctools, rpm, xgrp, ntools, adm, whee…
Dizzy Install Log Mandrake 10.0 Download 9:58 PM 6/28/2004 =========== Because Dizzy uses shared video RAM, specifically 1 MB of 256, do I need to tell the bootloader? Like this: Boot from CD 1. F1 boot: linux mem=255M Kernel Panic: VFS: unable to mount root fs on ram3 Cancel & reboot. That didn't work...let's just try the defaults, next.
Dizzy Install log 9:52 PM 6/28/2004 I need to be sure I use the right ISO CD sets! The set I'm using is now the Mandrake 10.0 Official Download (4 discs). Memory Test ----------- Prior to starting the installation, I ran a memory test to ensure the hardware was still behaving properly. I ran MemTest86. Results: Pentium III 730 Mhz L1 Cache 32K L2 Cache 256K Memory: 255 MB Chipset i810e Note 1 MB of 256 is reserved for video RAM All tests passed after I ran the tests for approximately 5 hrs. Reboot w/ Mandrake 10.0 Official Download 1 of 4 Differences between the free Download version and the PowerPack Video drivers (e.g. ATI) Modem drivers