Cant get any ubuntu version/type to boot to the installer or livecd properly

Michael Varre mvarre at
Fri Dec 12 21:18:37 UTC 2008

I was just going to post to say yes - that does get me booted up.
However when I get in I see acpid running and it seems to be
functional (I think).

Should I just carry on with acpi=off? Not sure if I should just live with that.

On 12/12/08, Chris Mohler <cr33dog at> wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 13, 2008 at 2:48 PM, Michael Varre <mvarre at> wrote:
> [...]
>> Googling gave me the tip to acpi=off as an installer option - that worked
>> and ubuntu installed! yea! but..
> Have you tried to enter the grub boot menu and append "acpi=off" to
> the boot line?
> Chris
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