Installing 12.04 on non-pae hardware
david.henningsson at canonical.com
Fri Feb 10 16:44:35 UTC 2012
It was decided not to drop the non-pae kernel flavour until 12.10, so
that non-pae computers would still be supported for five years.
I happen to have one of these, I use it on a daily basis for IRC and a
few other things. So now I want to test 12.04 on that laptop, but when I
try to boot the daily live-CD, I get an error saying that my CPU is
missing the pae feature.
How can I install 12.04 on my non-pae kernel when I can't boot the
installer? Am I missing something?
(Btw, I didn't test the alternate installer, but looking at the file
listing for the alternate install CD, it seems to have the pae kernel as
David Henningsson, Canonical Ltd.
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