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sam2709 03-05-2006 05:14 PM

Ubuntu Linux Installation Problem
Hello - Im new to Linux and decided to install Ubuntu Linux after a lot of my friends told me about it. I decided to try it on my old laptop. Its a 700Mhz 10gig WindowsMe.

The Installation stops at ACPI: Subsystem revision 20050211.

Can anyone help me with this.


Mara 03-05-2006 05:20 PM

Try to boot the installation cd again, but this time at the first command prompt (first boot screen) pass 'acpi=off' to the kernel. It means, type it at the prompt.

sam2709 03-05-2006 05:27 PM

Mara - Still having problems
Thanks for ur reply
when i type in acpi=off I get a message Could not find Kernel Image

Im not sure what to do.


Mara 03-05-2006 05:37 PM

So try
linux acpi=off
The result should be better.

sam2709 03-07-2006 08:01 PM

Mara - Thank you
Thank you. The Solution worked. I've installed Ubuntu and I like it very much. Thanks for your help


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