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Unable to install linux


I have ACER ASPIRE 4710 NOTEBOOK, When i am trying to install REDHAT LINUX 9.0 it is giving error "NO HARD DRIVE FOUND"

Please help me

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Re: Unable to install linux

The Acer Aspire 4710 uses a SATA hard drive. Unfortunately Redhat Linux 9.0 does not have SATA support (uses the 2.4 kernel). You will have to upgrade to something recent like Fedore Core 7 or Ubuntu 7.10. Hope this helps.

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