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Old 31st December 2009, 06:06 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Help with my laptop!

after i took my laptop back from the acer repair center.
i switched it on and there's smth like

uncompressing linux... ok, booting the kernel
linpus nash version 4.1.18 starting.
mounting /proc filesystem.
creating block devices...

and its been like this for the past 2hours or so.
anyone?

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Old 31st December 2009, 06:27 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Help with my laptop!

Originally Posted by hellsword View Post
after i took my laptop back from the acer repair center.
i switched it on and there's smth like

uncompressing linux... ok, booting the kernel
linpus nash version 4.1.18 starting.
mounting /proc filesystem.
creating block devices...

and its been like this for the past 2hours or so.
anyone?
They install Linux for you?

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Old 31st December 2009, 08:05 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Re: Help with my laptop!

yea. why?

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Old 31st December 2009, 08:41 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Re: Help with my laptop!

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yea. why?
Why would they install Linux for you? What is the model?

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Old 31st December 2009, 08:45 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Re: Help with my laptop!

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Why would they install Linux for you? What is the model?
my laptop? 4630Z
my HDD was faulty , so they replaced another 1 for me

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my laptop? 4630Z
my HDD was faulty , so they replaced another 1 for me
I saw your post in hwz, you mention that previously before you send it in for RMA, you are using Windows am I right?

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Re: Help with my laptop!

LOL! Impressive.
Shouldn't all Acer laptop come with windows?
Linux ... juz a mistake by the engineer...

Send it back to Acer if u don't know what to do

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Re: Help with my laptop!

LOL!!
acer no windows OEM =.=
install linux, cut cost ah?

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Re: Help with my laptop!

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LOL! Impressive.
Shouldn't all Acer laptop come with windows?
Linux ... juz a mistake by the engineer...

Send it back to Acer if u don't know what to do
Acer laptop also will have Linux depending on the model

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Re: Help with my laptop!

Originally Posted by cisco View Post
Acer laptop also will have Linux depending on the model
o.O
rarely see any Linux laptop ard...

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Originally Posted by pokkax View Post
o.O
rarely see any Linux laptop ard...
Maybe you don't notice it, cause Windows are very commonly found

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Re: Help with my laptop!

Originally Posted by cisco View Post
I saw your post in hwz, you mention that previously before you send it in for RMA, you are using Windows am I right?
yes.

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Re: Help with my laptop!

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Maybe you don't notice it, cause Windows are very commonly found
Yeah..
Beside Linux is free~

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Re: Help with my laptop!

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yes.
If you want to use Windows, you got to remove the Linux MBR or partition also your Windows must have a license key not those friendly version

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Re: Help with my laptop!

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If you want to use Windows, you got to remove the Linux MBR or partition also your Windows must have a license key not those friendly version
ermm... what's linux MBR /partition?
issit okay if i install windows7 thats distributed by my sch?

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Re: Help with my laptop!

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ermm... what's linux MBR /partition?
issit okay if i install windows7 thats distributed by my sch?
Yup, it is fine provided the license is not activate yet, read this

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Re: Help with my laptop!

okay thnx!

so do i wait for it to finish creating the block devices? cus its taking a very long time X_X

uncompressing linux... ok, booting the kernel
linpus nash version 4.1.18 starting.
mounting /proc filesystem.
creating block devices..

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Originally Posted by hellsword View Post
okay thnx!

so do i wait for it to finish creating the block devices? cus its taking a very long time X_X

uncompressing linux... ok, booting the kernel
linpus nash version 4.1.18 starting.
mounting /proc filesystem.
creating block devices..
But I thought you said that you waited for 2 hours and nothing happen?

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Re: Help with my laptop!

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But I thought you said that you waited for 2 hours and nothing happen?
yep nth happen...
it just stays at that screen X_X

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Originally Posted by hellsword View Post
yep nth happen...
it just stays at that screen X_X
I guess just remove it and install Windows 7

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