Unable to run live 7.1
owen.townend at gmail.com
Fri Apr 11 13:49:21 UTC 2008
On 11/04/2008, Rick <rufus at hanadari.net> wrote:
> Karl Larsen wrote:
> Your Windows system info is like all windows stuff, lacking in information. Since you got SUSE to load there is no reason Ubuntu will not load. Version 8 is much like 7.1 so that will not be a help. Tell us what happened when you load the Live CD. In detail, not that it didn't work :-) Karl
> Just tried it again twice.
> First time I selected 1024x768 just to be on the safe side, then ran
> "Start or Install" not in safe graphics mode. The monitor clicked several
> times. I gave it the three fingered salute and backed out.
> Second time I ran the Safe Graphics mode. Same thing.
> Eventually a message appears on the screen:
> The display server has been shut down about 6 times in the last 90
> seconds. It is likely that something bad is going on. Waiting for 2 minutes
> before trying again on :0.
> This message appeared on previous attempts to run the disk.
> I repeat. Previous versions of Ubuntu live disk ran properly.
> My monitor is MAG Innovation 786PFs.
If you are just trying to install then you may have better luck
trying the alternate cd, it is a checkbox option on the
download page. It seems to be able to make better progress
when the livecd cannot.
Ubuntu has a date based versioning system. The releases are
approx every 6 months and the recent versions are 7.04 & 7.10
these were released in april and october 2007. The next release is
expected this month and if on time will be versioned 8.04
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