Installing Ubuntu

NoOp glgxg at
Wed May 16 04:02:38 UTC 2007

On 05/15/2007 07:58 PM, Brian Fahrlander wrote:
> NoOp wrote:
>> You appear to be posting from an IP in Santa Clara county. If you don't
>> get it working in a day or two drop me a note offlist & I'll be happy to
>> give you a working CD & see if I can help you out directly. Note: I have
>> both Live CD & Alternate for Dapper 6.061 and Alternate CD's for 7.04 -
>> I no longer install using the Live CD's.
>      As an irony, I'm sitting in my van, at work, having booted Dapper 
> (becase a similar Feist Live CD didn't boot) listening to all the 
> streaming audio, and all audio sounding like they're breathing helium.  :)
>      I'm on a Netvista, which apparently uses the piix module, and the 
> live CDs always fail.  If I were to get, perhaps and alternate disk, 
> maybe such documented bugs would be fixed, and I could at least TRY feisty?

I gave up on Live CD's at Dapper. My equipment is so old & slow that the
Live CD's would *always* fail. Now I only use Alternate CD's and all is
well.  I also found that even attempting to run a Live CD on a
650Mhz/256MB or 450Mhz/256MB is next to impossible... unless of course
you have the patience of Job and don't mind watching things in slow
motion. Compare the Knoppix Live CD next to an Ubuntu Live CD on old &
slow is like watching NASCAR vs paint dry.  I highly recommend trying
7.04 from the alternate CD.

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