bootable linux CD in VPC

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by Stevp1, Apr 6, 2005.

  1. Stevp1 macrumors regular

    Dec 8, 2003
    hey all, I've got a bootable linux distro that I'm trying to boot with one of my Virtual PCs. Every time I try i get a boot error that says no keyboard detected.

    Any suggestions?
  2. varmit macrumors 68000


    Aug 5, 2003
    Which distro is it? At which point are you getting the no keyboard error, after it boots into Linux or before it even boots?
  3. Sedulous macrumors 68020


    Dec 10, 2002
    Is it possible you are in a manual install mode that didn't load a keyboard module? My experience in this area is limited to SuSE 9.2 in VPC (which seems even slower than XP to me).
  4. Stevp1 thread starter macrumors regular

    Dec 8, 2003
    This is a Kanotix(?) distro called Auditor, with network security tools pre-loaded.

    the error comes at the very beginning of the boot sequence. it's the first thing that posts.

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