Help! : Ubuntu CD installation on dell E510

Ari Torhamo ari.torhamo at
Thu Apr 6 05:22:31 UTC 2006

ke, 2006-04-05 kello 22:28 -0400, Ulas Sunar kirjoitti:
> first thanks for the answer, working for all day (I am very new).
> it scans cd
> loading additional componentents
> then error: load installer components from CD
> "there was a problem reading data from cd-rom. please meake sure it is
> in the drive, you should check integrity of cd rom"
> But I used the same cd to install on a laptop now, and it works. THis
> new compuer is a dvd drive, because of this?
> Thanks,

Is your drive possibly BENQ DW1640 or Plextor 740A? At least some people
have had similar problems when trying to install Ubuntu with these
drives. The problem was solved for me and at least some others (might as
well be all who tried - I don't know) by upgrading the firmware of the


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