problem installing edubuntu
ralcock at euskalnet.net
Tue Apr 10 10:17:49 BST 2007
Gavin McCullagh wrote:
> On Wed, 04 Apr 2007, Robert Alcock wrote:
>> I'm trying to install Edubuntu on an Acer TravelMate 200 lapto.
>> When I boot from the CD i get the following message:
>> [17179578.240000] irq: nobody cared (try booting with the "irqpoll" option)
>> [17179578.240000] handlers:
>> [17179578.240000] [<c0236d40>] (ide_intr+0x0/0x1c0)
>> [17179578.240000] Disabling IRQ <hash>15
>> The message repeats, several times, then the system crashes.
>> This happens with both versions 6.10 and 6.06 (downloaded from different
> Searching google for
> "Acer TravelMate 200" irqpoll
> yields this bug:
> which is also in the kernel bugzilla
> A couple of comments seem interesting:
> 'Combination of "irqpoll pci=routeirq" seems to resolve the reboot whilst
> playing a CD, although the stack dump during boot remains.'
> and right at the end:
> 'Despite discussions with upstream, which suggested this issue might have
> been fixed in 2.6.18, the 2.6.18-4 kernel in the Debian-Installer
> tickles this problem on the Acer Travelmate 200DX.
> Simplest workaround is to boot with the kernel option "acpi=off".'
> If I recall correctly, Edgy is using 2.6.17. Perhaps you might try with
> the latest beta of feisty (which is 2.6.20). If it doesn't work straight
> off, add
> and see how you get on.
It seems to work with 7.04! I will download the stable release when it
comes out (April 19?) and install that.
Thanks for your help, Gavin... I expect I'll be back with more questions
Ciao for now,
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