Re: [SLE] Linux on Compaq Proliant 1600
From: pheonix1t (pheonix1t_at_houston.rr.com)
Date: Mon, 04 Aug 2003 12:20:03 -0500 To: Stuart Powell <SPowell@pcsolutionsmn.com>
Stuart Powell wrote:
> Hello, everyone.
> I am having trouble getting a recent Linux distro to install on a
> Compaq Proliant 1600. It has 2xPIII-500/512MB/SA221/3x9GB/RAID5. My
> ultimate goal is to install Mandrake 9.1 on it, as that is what the
> developers for Qmail-Toaster recommend.
> I have done a search for this problem, and have found that older
> Linices seem to be OK on this platform, but newer versions seem prone to
> failures during installation. So far, I have tried RedHat7.2, which
> worked just fine, and SuSE8.0, SuSE8.2 and Mandrake9.1, all of which
> fail. I am willing to try SuSE7.3, but would like a newer distro if
> possible. Does anyone know for certain why these newer distros seem to
> be incompatible with the Proliant 1600 when the older distros appear to
> work OK ?
are u using the smartstart CD for installation? This makes it so much
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