UbuntuOhio Seeking help for my son

Joe Gedeon joe.gedeon at gmail.com
Tue Feb 20 18:58:11 GMT 2007


Are we sure this is a good hard drive?

On 2/20/07, Daniel Buch <daniel.buch at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hi Robert,
>
> I'm glad to hear that you and your son have chosen Ubuntu!  I want to
> make sure that your request gets handled as quickly and effectively as
> possible, so I've copied the Team Mailing List so that one of our more
> technically-savvy members can help you out.
>
> In the future, we hope to handle support requests such as this via our
> main website: ohio.ubuntu-us.org  ...until then, you'll probably get
> the most immediate attention on the Ubuntu Forums (ubuntuforums.org)
> or the #ubuntu IRC channel on Freenode.net
>
> Please keep us posted.  We're happy to have you in the Ubuntu
> community.  If you're an Ohio resident, please consider joining the
> Ubuntu Ohio LoCo Team (https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-us-ohio)
> ...unless you already have ;-)
>
> Cheers,
> Dan (meatballhat)
>
>
> On 2/20/07, Robert Mayer <r.d.s.mayer at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Dear Daniel,
> >
> > I got your email from Ubuntu launchpad, which I just joined.
> >
> > My son, aged 16, is trying to start using Ubuntu (I will follow him when
> I
> > am able).
> >
> > However, he can not install: he gets the message as follows
> >
> > > Failed to create a file system. The ext 3 file system creation in
> > partition 1 of IDE1 master (hda) failed.
> >
> > Actually, he succeeded at first - but then tried to install another,
> maybe
> > older and, he thought, more stable version of Ubuntu, on top of the
> newer
> > possibly beta version. Since then, nothing has worked.
> >
> > Any advice?
> >
> > Best,
> >
> > Rob Mayer
> >
> >
>
>
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