ubuntu 7.10 live cd does not boot on new system
cjk at teamcharliesangels.com
Sun Nov 4 17:16:54 UTC 2007
On Sun, 2007-11-04 at 10:57 -0600, glenn opdycke-hansen wrote:
> I did check the cd for defects (it was ok) and use the cd to boot on a
> different pc (that worked).
> I am beginning to suspect that the recent winxp install image did
> something "special" with/to the hdrive. I need to re-install the os
> to change hdisk partition sizes or to add a new partition.
> (this is pretty annoying)
Agreed. Of course you need enough room on the hard drive for the
> btw this is a sata drive.
If you are planning to dual boot, check out this:
Itś also a good idea to back up your data and perhaps, your entire OS.
I lost a couple of installations by not doing that.
> On 11/4/07, Charlie Kravetz <cjk at teamcharliesangels.com> wrote:
> On Sun, 2007-11-04 at 07:23 -0600, 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
> > 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
> Have you run the ¨Check cd for defects?¨. This eliminates some
> with bad cd's. Did it just refuse to run it, or were there
> More information is helpful at times.
> Charlie Kravetz
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