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Old 08-26-2006, 10:36 PM   #1
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Please help with Ubuntu

Hello everyone.

Yesterday I downloaded Ubuntu wanting to try it. When it finished downloading, I burnind the Iso on to a disc at 8x. Turned off computer, changed cd-rom to first boot priority, put in the disc and restarted.

The Ubuntu screen came up, I hit enter on Run or Install, and in upacks all the stuff then says:

Uncompressing Linux... Ok, booting the kernel.

It stops right there.

I tried installing it on my brothers computer, and it worked.

I also tried changing the cd-drive on my computer, and the hard drive, and no sucess.

*I also have a pressed versionm, but no luck either.


X2 3800\
7800 GTX
200 GB WD
CD BURNER and shit.
Old 08-27-2006, 02:09 AM   #2
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Chances are that the kernel that comes with Ubuntu doesn't know
the chipset of your brand-new shiny motherboard. A good rule of
thumb for Linux & Hardware is NOT to go for bleeding edge, but
rather to lag behind at least 3-4 months (will keep your wallet
happier, too). Have a google for linux and our motherboard.



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