[ubuntu-uk] possible to install ubuntu like gentoo?

Farran Lee fazzy.baboon at ntlworld.com
Thu Apr 17 17:48:09 BST 2008

On Thu, 2008-04-17 at 17:44 +0100, Andrew Oakley wrote:

> Farran Lee wrote:
> > lots of people have had problems with the same motherboard.
> I'd call that a fairly massive hint, and other than hard drive failure, 
> I'd say we're coming to the end of the list of possibilties.
> Update the motherboard BIOS, and if it still won't play, swap it out for 
> a spare motherboard and see if that fixes it.
> Of course, I'm saying this as someone aged 37 with a shed full of 
> obsolete PC spares I can delve through; the only worry being whether the 
> mice have eaten/pooed-on anything important (clue: never keep chicken 
> food and electronics in the same shed).
> If you're 15 and have just bought your first... everything... then 
> you're probably going to have to make friends with someone who can lend 
> you a spare.
> By "spare" I mean "they won't mind if you break it". Do NOT disassemble 
> your best mate's very expensive, and only, PC and then discover that 
> your PSU subtly fries every motherboard it comes into contact with.
> I recommend joining your local Linux User Group and finding someone with 
> their own shed full of spares nearby!
> http://lug.org.uk
> -- 
> Andrew Oakley

okay, will do :D
actually I don't have any friends...

that have anywhere full of 'spare' m/bs. Weird really :/

I'll RMA it if they'll accept, and if that doesn't work, I'll get a new
one. got a separate /home partition, so if anything goes wrong, I can
safely (I hope) reinstall it :D

Farran Lee
I'm only 15 :P
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