Kubuntu 6.06

Maurice O'Connor bill at ocons.com
Fri Jul 7 15:38:08 UTC 2006

On Thu, 2006-07-06 at 22:34 +0200, Joe Hart wrote:
> Maurice O'Connor wrote:
> > I have a disk from Ship It (version 6.06 LTS for PC). The computer I
> > want to install it on is a Compaq Presario.  There is 3 other OS
> > installed.  Unfortunately I have to add acpi=off to the boot command.  I
> > have tried all the items presented on the boot menu and I have tried to
> > add the parameter acpi=off in as many ways that I, with my limited
> > knowledge, can think of.  I wish there was a boot prompt.  Can anyone
> > help? TIA
> >
> >   
> If you can get the PC to boot kubuntu, you can edit the file 
> /boot/grub/menu.lst and add that to the line for the kernel.  For the 
> live CD, take a look at the boot options. 
Thanks for the reply.  My problem is that I can't pass the "acpi=off"
parameter to the boot process therefor this machine will not boot.  All
the other OS allowed this.


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