Installation problem - dual boot - Hardy/Intrepid (no Windows)

joris abadie temps.jo at gmail.com
Sun Oct 19 02:29:15 BST 2008


HI,
maybe youd CD is broken,
try an oser one

2008/10/18 Steven Vollom <stevenvollom at sbcglobal.net>

> I am having a couple of disk problems right now, however I would like to
> resolve the problem I am having installing Intrepid first.  Current OS
> is Kubuntu 8.04 KDE 3.5.9.
>
> I have 2 hard drives, 80gb & 200gb.
>
> Currently I have Hardy installed on sdb1 of the 80gb HD, mount point '/'.
>
> I have 14gb dedicated and formatted on the 200gb drive, sda1, to install
> Intrepid.  Moments ago, I mounted this partition and identified it as
> '/media'.
>
> This is the Intrepid version I downloaded for installation.
>
> #define DISKNAME  Kubuntu 8.10 "Intrepid Ibex" - Beta i386
> #define TYPE  binary
> #define TYPEbinary  1
> #define ARCH  i386
> #define ARCHi386  1
> #define DISKNUM  1
> #define DISKNUM1  1
> #define TOTALNUM  0
> #define TOTALNUM0  1
>
> Then I booted with the CD installed.  My CD boots first.  A screen
> appeared with an option to INSTALL.  I chose that option.  After some
> time, a black screen appeared with a 'X' cursor in the center of the
> screen.  The screen stays unchanged at that point, as though the system
> had crashed.  Using the mouse, I verified that I could move the cursor,
> so I don't think a crash occurred.
>
> Can anyone explain what has happened?  By the way, I set the file system
> for the empty boot partition as ext3, if that matters.  TIA
>
> Steven
>
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