Unable to install 6.06 and 7.04 on HP Compaq nx6120 laptop

Cristian Celiberti cristian.ce at gmail.com
Fri May 18 17:43:18 UTC 2007


Probably the CD that are you using is damage.

I've installed Ubuntu Feisty with dual boot on a nx6320 without
problems. If you try to install de previus version, the wireless card
will no be detected.

Check the bios configuration. I not disabled the SATA mode of the HD



On 5/18/07, NoOp <glgxg at mfire.com> wrote:
> On 05/18/2007 06:08 AM, Michael Smith wrote:
> > This machine had windows on it when I bought it.
> >
> > Starting the 7.04 live CD/installer causes a freeze during startup.
> > Something about a Gnome daemon not starting.
> > The xubuntu 7.04 installer freezes while detecting partitions at about 14% done
> > The ubuntu 6.06 installer freezes while moving from step 1 to step 2
> >
> > NetBSD installs perfectly, no problems, so it isn't something really basic about this machine.
> >
> > I deleted all partitions and repeated the xubuntu installation with the same result. I did this because I suspected it hung while trying to re-size an NTFS partition.
> >
> > Any suggestions would be welcome. I have googled around for other examples of this problem but nobody else has seen this.
> >
> > Thanks in advance.
> Install from the Alternate CD.
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