Kubuntu 6.06

Tez binary_y2k2 at blueyonder.co.uk
Sat Jul 8 06:19:01 UTC 2006

Maurice O'Connor wrote:
> 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.
> Cheers 
> Bill
I bereave you press F6 then choose expert, then you can edit the boot line.

I have to pass "acpi=off noapic nolapic pci=noacpi" to the kernel just
to get it to boot, and I had to do the same with the kubuntu installer.


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