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Old 12-15-2007, 07:48 AM   #1
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Installing Ubuntu on older laptop


I am trying to install Ubuntu 7.04 on an old Fujitsu Lifebook.
I am using a bought CD which has worked well before on older laptops and has been used to install on this machine on a previous occasion.
It loads the basic system, then when I command Install it asks for Language then Location and freezes.
I seem to recall there is a trick to overcome this. It is something like using "nohdma" "no**" at the initial install screen.
Ive forgotten the magic words, can someone please remind me?
Thanks.
 
Old 12-15-2007, 08:08 AM   #2
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Try with "noacpi nolacpi"
 
Old 12-15-2007, 09:44 AM   #3
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Thank you, that's exactly what I needed.
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