[ubuntu-uk] Gutsy beta CD won't boot properly
anothermindbomb at gmail.com
Mon Oct 15 12:48:46 BST 2007
On 15/10/2007, David Morley <davmor2 at gmail.com> wrote:
> When I select an option from the menu, the option stays highlighted
> > and nothing else changes on the screen (I've left it for a minute or
> > so before hitting CTRL+ALT+DEL to try again).
> > I'm not positive now, but I think there's some CD & CPU activity
> > (processor fan kicks in) but nothing much else.
The usual culprit in these circumstances is power control. Try booting with
the "noacpi disableapic" and permutations thereof.
I'm not saying it will make any difference as we don't have much to go on,
but turning off power management means there's one less thing which can
screw you up.
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