Failed to Load Kernel
Programmer In Training
pit at joseph-a-nagy-jr.us
Thu Jan 7 17:25:19 UTC 2010
On 1/6/2010 5:07 PM, Programmer In Training wrote:
> After testing out the boot disk on my mom's laptop, I have determined
> there is an error somewhere with my computer. I don't know what it is or
> where to even begin to look to fix it, but my computer is toast.
Phoenix - AwardBIOS
Sound Blaster Live!
Generic USB expansion PCI Card
Pentium IV 2.4GHz
HP DVD Writer 1040r
NEC CD-RW NR-9100A
6GB WD WD64AA
ATI Radeon 9200 (AGP)
ZoneNet 10/100 Wireless NIC
LinkSys 10/100 wired NIC
No floppy disk drive (none hooked up anyway)
ZIP100 internal drive (not hooked up to anything)
None of the attached hardware I saw specifically listed as being
compatible, but none of it listed as incompatible, either.
The two optical drives are known to work (obviously if I can get so far
as attempting to load the kernel). The only thing I can think of is the
hard drive (unknown previous working condition, although claimed to be
in good order).
Just to test, though, I'm going to swap out the CD-RW for a 52x CD-ROM.
I have no other hard drives to test with (my 32GB drive, known to work,
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