Problem installing Ubuntu on a Dell Precission 340

Eamonn Sullivan eamonn.sullivan at
Wed Nov 9 17:03:17 UTC 2005

On 09/11/05, Martynas Brijunas <mbrijun at> wrote:
> Hello,
> when trying to install Ubuntu 5.10 on my Dell Precision 340, it gets
> to the stage where the disk partitioner SHOULD kick in. However, the
> partitioner does not kick in, the screen becomes solid blue, and the
> HDD light stays constantly on.
> Has anyone run in the same problems before?

I haven't used this myself, but there has been several mentions of
this. Apparently, the partitioner *is* working, it just takes a long
time and doesn't have any kind of progress indicator. I'd give a while
and see what happens.


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