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Old 08-26-2009, 12:48 AM   #1
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Exclamation HP pavilion n5444 can't install ubuntu

Hello to everyone.

I've been trying to install ubuntu in many different way's, liveCD, alternative, net, 9.04, 8.10, 8.04; And all of them finish in the same way, send some errors.

*** glibc detected *** /bin/sh: double free or corruption (out): 0x08092500
*** glibc detected *** /bin/sh: free (): invalid next size (normal): 0x08085358
*** glibc detected *** /bin/sh: double free or corruption (out): 0x08087360

I've tried with different options at the CD boot like acpi=force, acpi=off and ide=nodma

The Hardware is an old laptop HP Pavilion 5444 with celeron processor, 78 GB HD, Base Memory 640 KB, Extended Memory 511 MB

I'm trying to install any flavor of ubuntu in x86 mode.

Thanks and I hope someone can point me the way.

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Old 08-26-2009, 01:11 AM   #2
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It seems like your RAM may be going bad. (You said that the machine was old, right?

Have you run the memory test on the 9.04 Live CD?
Old 08-26-2009, 01:16 AM   #3
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No, I haven't tried.

I'm Going to do it right now, I'll post the result


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