newbie - problems with the setup

Kirtis Bakalarczyk kirtis.bakalarczyk at
Mon Jul 25 23:02:13 UTC 2005

On 7/25/05, Ioana <littleio at> wrote:
>  Hi everybody,
>  I'm a newbie and I've got a problem booting from the Ubuntu cd b/c it
> doesn't recognize my dvd unit (it says it may be a very old cd-rom unit,
> instead it's a quite new dvd). How can I install Ubuntu, either forcing it
> to accept the dvd (drivers?) or making it skip this step?
>  Please help me!

Does the computer boot from CDs otherwise?  It may be that your
computer just isn't setup to boot automatically from CDs.  Sometimes
you need to bring up a boot menu or fiddle with the BIOS settings so
that your DVD drive is first.

Or is it giving some error after it starts from the DVD?



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