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Install xp vista linux

Hi dear

i installed xp and vista some days ago. after that i wanted install fedora 9 but i had an error: disabling irq 19
what should i do?

my system:
intel core 2 duo
main abit ip35 pro
ram crucial 2 gb
vga hd3850

thanks in advance

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  • arash_behbud Jul 12, 2008

    i think you dont understand me. i installed xp on c partition and vista on d partition and i want to install fedora9 on e partition.

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If you're trying to install all three operating systems onto the same partition it's creating a conflict, more than likely between Vista and linux. XP and Vista are similar enough and recognize each other, putting them in the same partition is ok, but try setting up another partition to install the linux to. I'm curious as to why you want or need all three on the same machine?

Posted on Jul 12, 2008

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    Ryan Rogers Jul 15, 2008

    DID YOU READ YOUR POST!!! I didn't understand you, because you didn't post that you had created three seperate partitions. I can only go by the info provided, I'm not freakin psychic.The inappropriate rating should go to you for the lack info provided. How can you expect anyone to solve your problem if you don't give the full extent as to what you have done up to the issue point.



    Your problem is with the initial post of the systems, where it posts the option of the system you want. Vista and Linux are not compatible. During the install, the system checks the initial post, and Vista, already being there, creates a conflict. This creates the error you are seeing. You can try to install the Linux to the D partition before installing Vista, but you will most likely run into a similar conflict later.

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