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Old 12-03-2006, 10:48 AM   #1
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Cool install ubuntu linux when come to preparing restricted drivers, buffer i/o error on h

Dear All,

This is a XP SP2 notebook, Evo N1000V with 256MB RAM, 10GB hard disk with two partition, C with 2GB (600MB empty), E with 8GB (5GB empty.

When insert bootable Ubuntu Linux 6.x CD, when come to
preparing restricted drivers....
[4294810.124000] Buffer I/O error on device hdc, logical block 11705
[4294811.057000] VFS: brelse; trying to free free buffer


[4294811.064000] SQUASHFS error: sb.bread failed reading block 0x4f09
[4294811.064000] SQUASHFS error: Unable to read page, block 13bcab0, size 5993
stop here.... (hang) if type Ctrl-A sign appears

Please advise how to proceed installation.
CD problem...RAM problem...buffer problem...or not enough disk space.

Thank you.
Mike Leong
Old 12-05-2006, 02:54 PM   #2
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Are you installing or just booting the cd? Could be that the cd or iso file is bad or your ram or cd-rom drive is not functioning well. When you boot the cd you can do a integrity check of the cd. Also in the menu is "memtest", takes a couple of hours (I'd do this over night).


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