Flight-4 install

Greg Taylor gtaylor at CLEMSON.EDU
Wed Feb 22 12:28:01 GMT 2006

That looks a lot like what my screen shows when Xorg tries to start, 
except the whole computer locks up and becomes unresponsive.

Lakin Wecker wrote:
> Thanks for the info.  All of the consoles are blank, except the Alt-F4 
> which shows this:
>  http://pages.cpsc.ucalgary.ca/~weckerl/boot.jpg 
> <http://pages.cpsc.ucalgary.ca/%7Eweckerl/boot.jpg>
> I can get the pretty green blocks to change configuration by pressing 
> Fn+F1-F4, but nothing else changes the screens.  Also, the 
> three-fingered salute still works.
> The fan is usually going pretty hard by this time, but it actually 
> increases speed at this point.
> Lakin
> On 2/21/06, *Celso Pinto* <cpinto at yimports.com 
> <mailto:cpinto at yimports.com>> wrote:
>     Hi Lakin,
>     have you tried pressing Alt-F2 to see if you have access to a
>     console terminal? If so, check the output of ps to see where the
>     installer hangs. Then you should be able to kill -TERM the hanged
>     process (tipically this will be a bash script).
>     Cheers,
>     Celso
>     -----Original Message-----
>     From: "Lakin Wecker" <lakin.wecker at gmail.com
>     <mailto:lakin.wecker at gmail.com>>
>     To: laptop-testing-team at lists.ubuntu.com
>     <mailto:laptop-testing-team at lists.ubuntu.com>
>     Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2006 14:00:14 -0700
>     Subject: Flight-4 install
>     This is just a heads up to report that Flight-4 doesn't install
>     onto my Acer
>     Ferrari 4005.  Flight-3 installed just fine.  I'm not yet certain
>     where the
>     install fails, as I'm not sure where to look.  it fails somewhere
>     in the
>     middle of installing packages in the step after installing the
>     base system.
>     Somewhere in the 80% range.  At that point, it switches to a black
>     console
>     screen with a blinking cursor and does nothing ... up to about 20
>     minutes,
>     which is the longest I waited.  The install CD passes the
>     integrity check.
>     At this point, I'm uncertain of where else to find information
>     regarding the
>     install, so I'm going to download and try the daily-iso's to see
>     if anything
>     has changed.  Although, if someone gives me some pointers as to the
>     information needed to fix this problem, then I'll poke around.
>     Lakin
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