Problems installing Ubuntu

Ari Torhamo ari.torhamo at
Sat Sep 30 06:46:29 UTC 2006

pe, 2006-09-29 kello 21:50 -0400, Colin Kern kirjoitti:
> Hi,
> I've been asking a lot of questions lately because I've bought a new
> laptop and am trying to get Ubuntu set up on it.  I was having
> problems with the live CD for the AMD64 architecture (computer kept
> freezing and/or running extremely slow after a while) and I haven't
> had these problems with the x86 version, so I'm trying to install that
> one.  The problem is that the installation crashes when it gets to the
> point where it is installing the boot loader.  I posted about this in
> the forums, but no one has responded yet and I'm impatient, so I'll
> ask here, too.  My forum post is at
>, where I have put
> the error log.  Right now I am downloading the alternate install CD,
> hoping that if I choose to install GRUB to the hard drive rather than
> the master boot record (which is forced during an install from the
> live CD, right?) it would work.  Does this sound like a good idea?
> Any other ideas?


Have you already checked the installation CD for defects? That's
definitely something you should do in this kind of situation. It's also
an easy thing to do, as that's one of the options you get when you load
the CD.

I whish I could help you more :-/


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