install of 6.10 on a desktop

Gabriel Dragffy dragffy at yandex.ru
Mon Dec 18 18:41:53 UTC 2006


I'm not sure what could be the prob or how to diagnose. I do know
however that you can do a non-graphical install BUT it will require that
you download the Alternate Edgy 6.10 cd image.

On Mon, 2006-12-18 at 12:38 -0500, J. David Boyd wrote:
> I'm trying to install 6.10 on a computer.
> 
> Everything runs find off of the live CD.  The scanner scans, the web camera
> works, the internet works, everything is fine.
> 
> However, when I go to install to the hard drive, after entering user info,
> partitioning, etc, the screen says installing software.
> 
> When it gets to 59%, it stops.  And I do mean stops.  No drive access light,
> no cd spinning, nothing.
> 
> I've tried it several times.
> 
> My question is, is there someway to find out what is going on? There is no
> info displayed on the screen, other than the status bar.
> 
> How do I dig in and find out what is going wrong?
> 
> Or, is there some way to do a non-graphic install of the CD?  Would that give
> me more information, possibly?
> 
> Any ideas are welcome!
> 
> TIA,
> 
> Dave
> 
> 





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