ubuntu 7.10 live cd does not boot on new system

glenn opdycke-hansen glennoph at gmail.com
Sun Nov 4 13:51:31 UTC 2007

it does try to boot but gets an error.  Let me find some more info from the

For xubuntu live cd, the kernel loads, the logo appears on the screen, then
the following is written:

BusyBox v1.1.3 (Debian ...) Build-in shell (ash)
Enter 'help' for a list of built-in commands.

(initramfs) _

The program is waiting at a prompt.

The boot cd had been tested for problems.


On 11/4/07, James Takac < p3nndrag0n at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sunday 04 November 2007 23:23:26 glenn opdycke-hansen wrote:
> > I built a new system (amd 64 brisbane cpu, ASUS M2NPV-VM).
> > It runs winxp nicely but will not boot the ubuntu live cd or system
> rescue.
> >
> > The bios is not too old, but is not the most recent version.
> >
> > Is there anything I can do to fix this or get more information on how to
> > correct the boot problem?
> >
> > --glenn
> Hi Glenn
> It wont boot at all? If this is the case maybe the cd is the prob. Or
> maybe
> the bios isnt set to boot from the cd drive? On some systems where the
> live
> cd wont boot the alternate cd works to install ubuntu. Possibly you may
> need
> the alternate cd to install
> James
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