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Old 05-27-2009, 02:38 AM   #1
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Unable to install Ubuntu 9.04 in HP dv5 1110ee AMD laptop

I tried installing Ubuntu 9.04 in my Pavilion dv5-1110ee laptop installer freezes in creating initram and stops. i tried passing noapic command while booting but no use installer freezes at same point.

configuration is

AMD Turion X2 Ultra 2.3GHZ
2GB DDR2 Ram
ATI Mobility Radeon HD-Pro 3450
IDT Audio

has anybody succesfully installed Ubuntu in this model laptop??
Old 05-27-2009, 06:48 PM   #2
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Maybe it is your hard disk

Pass boot time options


use 64-bit Linux
Old 05-28-2009, 02:47 PM   #3
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I have a HP 6715S (all amd/ati 64 bit turion 2ghz).

Installing ubuntu took about 5 hours, and it behaved like a snail. I had to wipe it. I have slamd64-12.2 and Fedora 9 x86_64 installed.

If you go for slamd64, get the kernel from slamd64-current. Then it works well.


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