[ubuntu-uk] Trouble with 14.04 live USB stick

Gordon Burgess-Parker gordonbp55 at gmail.com
Wed May 21 13:05:20 UTC 2014


How weird is this?
Got exactly the same results with another USB stick.
In a sort of lateral thinking mode, I tried one of the sticks in a USB 2 
port instead of a USB 3 port.
Guess what? They both work OK.
Looks like there's a problem with the Live USB stick and USB 3 ports.


On 21/05/2014 13:10, Dan Wood wrote:
>
> Can you try a different USB stick, just in case the one you're using 
> has developed a hardware issue?
>
> If that fails, try downloading the alternate installer.
>
> On 21 May 2014 12:53, "Gordon Burgess-Parker" <gordonbp55 at gmail.com 
> <mailto:gordonbp55 at gmail.com>> wrote:
>
>     Nope - got the coloured Ubuntu splash screen, then just a pale
>     grey blank screen....
>
>     On 21/05/2014 12:19, Holger Garcia wrote:
>>
>>     Try the "install ubuntu" option. For me this option boots into
>>     the live environment without problems.
>>
>>     On 21 May 2014 12:15, "Gordon Burgess-Parker"
>>     <gordonbp55 at gmail.com <mailto:gordonbp55 at gmail.com>> wrote:
>>
>>         Hi,
>>         I downloaded 14.04, checked MD5, burned to a USP stick using
>>         unetbootin.
>>         Booted from the USB stick, ckecked disk, all OK.
>>         Clicked on "Try Ubuntu" and the screen went grey and then
>>         this appeared:
>>
>>         https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B7c0iOOzxM3LRk5HOVRaODRLQ1E/edit?usp=sharing
>>
>>         The computer is a Lenovo U410 with Windows 8.1 update 1
>>         installed.
>>         Alive USB stick with 13.04 on it works perfectly OK.
>>
>>         Can anyone suggest anything?
>>
>>         Cheers
>>
>>         Gordon
>>
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