[ubuntu-uk] Gutsy beta CD won't boot properly

Neil Greenwood neil.greenwood.lug at gmail.com
Mon Oct 15 13:55:11 BST 2007

On 15/10/2007, Steve Flynn <anothermindbomb at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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 sure I tried "noacpi". I've also seen today somewhere "acpi=off",
but haven't tried that yet.

I'll try some different combinations and post an update.


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