Need assistance

Colin Watson cjwatson at
Thu Nov 22 18:29:53 GMT 2007

On Mon, Nov 05, 2007 at 01:43:12PM -0800, mandokar vijay wrote:
>   Can I install the ubuntu 7.10 Operating System on the following
>   computer:
>   * 4800 + Amd Processor
>   * Gigabyte GA-MA69GM-S2H mother board.
>   * 160 GB sata hard disk
>   * 1 GB ram.
>   Please do reply and with the clear steps (if possible graphically,
>   if you have weblink on your website).
>   This is becuase I have readon many forums regarding error message
>   will display regarding Sata hard disk not being recongized.

I'm afraid I cannot tell from that description whether it will work, but
be aware that forum discussions are often out of date in some respects.
I recommend you simply try the Ubuntu 7.10 desktop edition:

If it fails to detect the hard disk, it will quickly become obvious (you
won't be able to get past the partitioning step), your computer won't be
damaged in any way, and you will be in an excellent position to file a


Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson at]

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