[ubuntu-uk] unable to install 10.04.1

Yorvyk yorvik.ubunto at googlemail.com
Sat Oct 2 19:53:33 BST 2010

On Sat, 02 Oct 2010 16:17:27 +0100
Norman Silverstone <norman at littletank.org> wrote:

> I have just finished trying to install 10.04.1 onto an old desktop
> computer belonging to a friend of mine and failed to do so. The
> installation started OK and then the red and white dots froze and the
> Caps Lock and Scroll Lock lights on the keyboard kept flashing on and
> off. I am confident that the CD is OK because it has worked on another
> of my machines. Not wanting to let my friend go away Ubuntu less I
> installed 9.10 with no problems.
> I wonder why 10.04.1 would not install?
I had  machine with 256MiB RAM and on board video which did as you describe, the installation of an add on video card allowed it to be installed.  It ran slowly but quite happily when the video card was removed and the on board video used.

Steve Cook (Yorvyk)


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