bill at ocons.com
Sat Jul 8 15:33:31 UTC 2006
On Sat, 2006-07-08 at 07:19 +0100, Tez wrote:
> 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
> 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.
Thanks Tez, that did it. I am now looking to install.
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