Having a bit of greif getting ubuntu installed onto my netbook.
Current OS: -
Lenovo s10e (ideapad) running SLED 10.2.
I have downloaded an iso image of chosen distro: -
"Burnt" this image to my usb stick using dd: -
dd if=ubuntu-10.10-desktop-i386.iso of=/dev/sdb
verified with 'md5sum -c md5sum.txt', no discrepancy.
Now essentially all i want to do is boot off this image, blast my hdd and install ubuntu onto my machine, with no dual-boots, "live" usb or anything fancy. just to install ubuntu
The problem i have is that when i point the bios to boot from the stick theres no output and it just fails over to the hdd (boots SLED).
Reading from some of the other threads they start talking about bootloaders being required, and manual reconfiguration of their .cfg files, but reading ubuntu's install guide it states this is all that should be needed to get ubuntu to give you the "install" screen at startup is to "dd" the image to a stick and set BIOS to boot off it on startup.
Any help greatly appreciated.