Installing 7.1 (Gutsy) (was goes to a "/target" drive???)

Mr. Obnibolongo obnibolongo at gmail.com
Sun Apr 13 22:29:03 UTC 2008


You didn't expect more than 4 minutes lol.

Anyway, your instalation is seriously screwed up.

Have you checked your .iso md5sum prior to installing?
Did you "Check (your) CD for defects" on live CD's boot menu?
-- 
Mr. Obnibolongo

Dom, 2008-04-13 às 17:22 -0500, Joseph escreveu:
> 
> Joseph wrote:
> >
> > I've been trying all day to get Ubuntu 7.x installed into a computer.
> >
> > When I get it installed, it's not normal.  It gives me the following 
> > oddities:
> >
> >        1.  The "Examples" and "Install" folders are still on the desktop
> >        2.  There is a new "drive" icon on the desktop called "/target"
> >        3.  There's no "filesystem" folder in the computer menu
> >        3.  All the files which are supposed to go to the "filesystem" 
> > folder is in this new "/target" drive
> >        4.  The files are there, but when I attempt to reboot, it 
> > doesn't and I must reinstall again and it does the same thing.
> >
> > Any ideas?  I think it might have something to do with the fact that 
> > the hard drive is a 2.1Gb drive.
> >
> > Am I correct???   ...and if not, what might I try???
> >
> > Joseph
> >
> 
> No response to this so far....   <grimace>
> 
> But, after much harranging and scrapping with this, I DID apparently get 
> Ubuntu (Gutsy) onto the drive in my old e-Machine.  (the 'e' stands for 
> evil)
> 
> As it was starting, the grub started and the "Starting up ... " came up 
> with two apparent errors. They are:
> 
>     1.  invalid compressed format (err=1)
>     2.  Kernal panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on 
> unknown wn-block(0,0)
> 
> 
> The second, third, and fourth times the errors were:
>     1.  "crc error"
>     2.  Kernal panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on 
> unknown wn-block(0,0)
> 
> 
> Any ideas on how to mount this and run the system???
> 
> Joseph
> 
> 
> 





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