[ubuntu-uk] Latest Feisty

Ted ted at trufflesdad.plus.com
Sat Feb 3 13:35:08 GMT 2007

Eamonn Sullivan wrote:
> On 2/3/07, Ted <ted at trufflesdad.plus.com> wrote:
>> I have just d/loaded the latest Feisty alternative cd and find it will
>> not boot..
>> It just hangs after the choose keyboard screen...I also tried the check
>> software option
>> and that starts but bombs out after a few seconds...I have checked the
>> m5sum and]it is correct
>> I also tried a torrent dload and this is the same...I have burned it at
>> a slow rate to a high
>> quality disk three times and all are the same...Has anyone got this
>> running ok or is it a bug ??
>>   I know the burner/disks are ok as I did a copy of Linux Mint at the
>> same time....
> I'm having trouble with the Feisty series too. It eventually boots
> (after 20 minutes or so), but udev bombs out and hal fails to start.
> Network Manager also doesn't work, but i've never seen that work on
> any machine, anywhere. (I'm gutted that piece of crap (for me) seems
> to be getting all the mind share on all distributions.) The result is
> that I can't even do a decent bug report. I can't get any of the log
> files off of the laptop to post anywhere. Without hal, even a USB
> stick fails to mount, and I don't have a floppy disk. This is on a
> relatively mainstream IBM ThinkPad Z60 that installs perfectly (no
> tweaking necessary) on Edgy and Dapper.
> That said, it's still early in the development process. Since I'm in
> London, I wonder if I can just bring this laptop to one of the core
> developers and let them take a look. Any of them on this list?
> -Eamonn
Think I will put 10.1 on and use Synaptic to upgrade it as I did on this box
but I did want the cd to install on a neighbours box...Have you tried 
the Desktop
version to see if that works ??

 Ted Wager G3TPI
   High Peak UK
    Using Ubuntu Linux

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