UbuntuOhio Sorry if you got a duplicate -- Re: Seeking help for my son
robert at erafx.com
robert at erafx.com
Tue Feb 20 19:40:43 GMT 2007
I'm guessing he's now trying to install Dapper, as I (and many others)
had issues with the installer/partitioner that shipped with Dapper.
You can try the
"alternate install" disk to install Dapper if Dapper is what you'd like.
People seemed to have more success with that installer.
Quoting Daniel Buch <daniel.buch at gmail.com>:
> 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 ;-)
> 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?
>> Rob Mayer
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