Specs for the Install Computer Problem
I had to leave apbruptly yesterday. I appreciate the help. I have a Compaq Deskpro EXM P333. Chipset: Intel 815; Processor: Pent.3; RAM-256MB; HDD: Maxtor 20GB; CD-ROM; Floppy; Sound and Video RAM: onboard. I ran a successful diagnostics tests through the BIOS on the HDD. The POST seems to be OK. Once it gets to the OS, I get the "Non-system or disk error. I then boot with the CD I made when I downloaded the image file from the Ubuntu website on my WinXP machine which is a Gateway. With the CD, the system boots to the ubuntu menu, Loading the Linux kernal, the ubuntu logo appears, then a black screen with the message:
"BusyBox v1.1.3 (Debian 1:1.3-3ubuntu3) Built-in shell (ash)"
"Enter 'help' for a list of built-in commands."
"/bin/sh: can't access tty; job control turned off"