Install trouble - BIOS ?

Steve Flynn anothermindbomb at
Thu Sep 28 15:43:17 UTC 2006

On 28/09/06, John French <cjf at> wrote:
> I have an old Pentium II (266 MHz) which runs Windows 2000 OK (slowly!),
> so I thought I could use it as a mail server. However when I boot up
> with the Ubuntu CD, I get :


> I suspected it might be a BIOS problem, but I am unable to find an
> update for this old box. Any bright ideas for a workaround ?

What happens when you boot the kernel with the pci=noapci
sub-parameter? Same thing?
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