7.10 installation stop
cjk at teamcharliesangels.com
Sun Nov 4 13:38:30 UTC 2007
On Sun, 2007-11-04 at 11:56 +0100, Peter Diercks wrote:
> Hello List!
> When trying to install the new Ubuntu or Xubuntu 7.10 the process stops.
> An error message occurs telling something about activating the
> framebuffer. And that's all.
> My machine is an older HP Pavillion with a Pentium III 933 MHz, 256 MB
> RAM and a Nvidia graphics card (don't remember the exact card type).
> Currently installed is Xubuntu 6.06 with the Nvidia legacy driver.
> I want to make a new install, not an upgrade. But how to proceed? There
> is nothing on the harddrive that needs to be saved, and Ubuntu is the
> only operating system on the machine.
> Thanks in advance for helpful informations!
You did not say which installation method you are using. With 256 MB
RAM, you will need to use the alternate desktop cd, not the live cd.
There is a checkbox at the bottom of the page which states ¨Check here
if you need the alternate desktop CD. ...¨
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