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finally downloaded a copy of openmamba but having problems booting the livecd
tried default boot option but i get ( kernel panic -not syncling )
tried option 8 – started doing something but then stopped on funny looking screen
tried vga=normal with option 8 but done the same as above but little better looking screen
i have got
Asus A3G laptop
ati mobilty radeon 9600 graphics card
1.7ghz 512 ram
Hi David, have you sure the copy is correctly downloaded?
You can test it using the follow command (if you have the iso file on the PC):
And to check that you’ve correctly burnt it: (assuming your CD/DVD reader is /dev/hda)
dd if=/dev/hda bs=2048 count=360036 | md5sum
in both case the result must be:
thanks for th reply
done what you said and the md5sum was the same as you said
any other ideas
can you please explain what you mean with “funny looking screen” when you boot with option 8? Isn’t that a black screen with text messages on it as it is supposed to be?
the screen has multi colored vertical lines on it as tho it hasnt picked up my graphics properly.
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