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Old 09-19-2006, 10:41 AM   #1
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Error message when trying to install ubuntu

I am trying to load Ubuntu for the first time on one of our spare servers at work. My BIOS is set to boot from CD and I slot in the bootable disk.
I get the Ubuntu splash screen, select Install, it starts loading the kernal then I get this message:

Uncrompressing Linux.......ok, booting the kernal
(17179572.4440001) ..MP-BIOS bug: 8254 timer not connected to IO-APIC

Any ideas what this means?

Thanks Craig.

Last edited by Craigt; 09-19-2006 at 10:59 AM.
Old 09-20-2006, 03:09 AM   #2
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Have you tried "noapic" as a boot option ???.


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