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Old 11-26-2008, 12:38 PM   #1
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Unhappy Ubuntu Installation Failure


I'm trying to install Ubuntu 8.10 Alternate Install on a Toshiba Satellite A215-S4767. I ran the checksum and checked to see that the disk was good. In the middle of the install, I received an "Installation Fail" message. The Failing Step is "Install the Base System".

Where can/should I go from here? I've reburned another disk and will try to reinstall, but failing that I have no idea. Help?

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Old 11-27-2008, 08:52 PM   #2
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How big is the partition that you are installing to? You may have run out of space on the partition.

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Old 11-28-2008, 09:16 AM   #3
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Thank you for responding.

The problem has resolved itself. I burned another copy and retried, and it worked.
 
  


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