If you use the boot cd and type in the following option acpi=off
you can get the system to boot fully without the "black Screen".

Unfortunately, the current ISO does not have the driver for the integrated NIC. (intel 82566MM)

I use a usb or pcmcia card to complete the operation.

John T Prescott
Network Manager / Administrator
City Of Melbourne
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email: jprescott@melbourneflorida.org
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