Installing Ubuntu

debian debiani386 at
Wed May 16 21:03:38 UTC 2007

On Tue, 2007-05-15 at 21:02 -0700, NoOp wrote:
> 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.
IMHO the live cd was just meant as a "demo" of linux


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