Problems installing Breezy on PII/PIII machine

Michael R Head burner at
Tue Apr 18 20:35:45 UTC 2006

On Tue, 2006-04-18 at 11:00 -0500, Steve Kratz wrote:
> Anyone seen any situations where Breezy installs for the most part,
> but then fails on seemingly random packages, ultimately ending in a
> message to the extent of "too many packages failed to continue"?
> I've tried two different motherboards, different hard drives, 3
> different copies of "pressed" Ubuntu discs, one CDR copy, different
> processors, and I still get the same damn error.  I'm playing around
> with different RAM chips now, but so far have gotten the same problem
> on two different 256mb dimms.
> dmesg hasn't shown CD read errors or hard drive IO errors…
> Thoughts?

Hmm... dunno. Sounds very odd. What I'd try is to do a server install,
then install the the ubuntu-desktop package after the base system is

Also, do you have a different CDROM drive handy?


Michael R Head <burner at>
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