Dell Optiplex 320 Ubuntu instalation problems

Paul S paulatgm at
Thu May 3 16:39:37 UTC 2007

Lungten Wangchuk wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I have a Dell Optiplex 320 with Pentium D processor, 512 MB DDR2 RAM, 
> 160 GB SATA Hard Drive.
> I've been trying to install Ubuntu 6.10 and 6.04 LTS. I tried x86 and 
> AMD64 versions. None of then worked. With x86 it seems to have 
> resource allocation problem. Dies with a one line error after the menu 
> screen. It says something like: PCI: Could not allocate resource for 
> device xxxx:xx:.......
> With AMD64, it tries to load the drivers but dies 'Trying to load the 
> root file system'.
> So, i don't know what to do. Can somebody help me out?
> Thanks
I had problems with the desktop cd installers, but the alternative 
worked fine.  Did you try it yet?

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