install of 6.10 on a desktop
norman at littletank.org
Mon Dec 18 19:21:00 UTC 2006
On Mon, 2006-12-18 at 18:41 +0000, Gabriel Dragffy wrote:
> 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!
When I upgraded I did it direct from the internet. Just follow the
instructions provided on the Ubuntu upgrade screen.
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