Install Ubuntu Warti on a Dell Inspiron 8000

Colin Watson cjwatson at
Mon Sep 27 16:01:17 UTC 2004

On Mon, Sep 27, 2004 at 05:47:12PM +0200, Eric SCHAEFFER wrote:
> First step install:
> It freezes. I must add "noapic nolapic" options to the standard boot.
> Installation reboot:
> It also freezes. I had to edit the grub entry to add the same options
> (grub is really cool ;).
> After the installation completes, I edited the grub menu.lst file to add
> the options to the entry.
> I use Linux for some time (I'm not a expert), and I wasn't lost. But for
> a newby, maybe there's someting to do to handle this.
> The more confusion thing is that if I choose to add options at the
> install prompt, I don't find them in the generated grub file...

I fixed this last Tuesday; current daily builds will copy options you
set at the install prompt into the grub configuration.


Colin Watson                                    [cjwatson at]

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