ok, well i can get into windows and use everything as normal. its just that when i try to run the CD at all with sabayon. my monitor LOOKS EXACTLY LIKE THIS.
even when i restart my computer and try to load up directly from the CD, i still get this same text popping up. I also got the SAME EXACT text popping up when i tried to run Gparted. i can't get into sabayon because it wont load at all. i am sure its not the DVD, as of i get the same results with GParted.
just click on the above pic and you will see what i mean.
i really don't know what all that text means either. i tried installing ubuntu and i never had these problems before. (so i am wondering if it was something i did when i screwed up my ubuntu OS)
all of my hardware is intell based. the desktop board is D945GPM and i have an intell pentium D processor. my graphics card is a Nvidea 7600 (drives should work just fine) my audio i am not sure, but i am positive it shouldn't cause any upsets. i know for a fact that everything is wired right.
ok, when i use the cheat codes i have to be inside sabayon linux to use them right? i can't use the cheat codes because i can't even get past the BIOS part. it attempts to load it but fails so miserably.
honestly i don't think my issue is hardware related. i think its all software. someone explain to me what is FAT 32? if you clicked on the picture i provided than you will notice at the top it says something along the lines of
NO FAT32 VOLUMES FOUND, EXITING...
also, what is NTFS? in the middle of the picture it says
NO NTFS VOLUMES FOUND, EXITING...
i am not an expert at this stuff, but could that contribute to anything? as of, my computer passed all hardware checks when BIOS tried to load Sabayon Linux and didn't work. everything was going smoothly until it reached the end, which is right at the bottom of the picture i provided.
i know the picture i provided you all with is trying to run sabayon linux in VMware, but i swear to you it looks exactly like that when i restart my computer and try to run it with sabayon. at the very end i get this odd command prompt like thing. and no matter what i type nothing works..........
i appreciate the help i was given so far, does anyone think they have the one solution to help me seal the deal on this problem, because i REALLY want to use linux. Sabayon specifically. i don't want to be confined in Windows anymore, it sucks there after using ubuntu
. but i kinda screwed up ubuntu so that it will no longer run at all and the screen is 100% frozen when i load it up. so i want to switch to something that i think will work better. that is why i really want to get my machine turned into a Sabayon machine. i hope i gave enough info. if there is anything specific you need to know about, tell me and i will do my best to give an answer.
thanks again for your help everyone.