sony vaio picturebook c1-vpk: WORKS
stanbriggs at gmail.com
Mon Mar 3 21:13:36 UTC 2008
thanks for the responses. the answer, though, is that every web site out
there, for some reason, just doesn't work.
hmmm, a bunch of web-sites that people claim to work, one guy following all
of those instructions, nothing works; sounds like the common component is
well, i have no explanation for the above. their vaios look like mine, have
a lot of the same p/n components. but it just fails.
so, i downloaded the 6.06 alternate cd. it installs with no complaints.
i don't know what the difference is between the alternate and non-alternate
but ... it works.
On Sun, Mar 2, 2008 at 12:07 PM, Wade Smart <wadesmart at gmail.com> wrote:
> Kenneth Loafman wrote:
> > On Sun, 02 Mar 2008 10:36:36 -0600, Wade Smart <wadesmart at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >> stan briggs wrote:
> >>> greetings,
> >>> has anyone had any success getting ubuntu onto one of these laptops? i
> >>> really believe that i've tried every combination of vga=, ide2=,
> >>> etc, but would truly enjoy anyone's suggestions.
> >>> thanks,
> >>> stan
> >> 03022008 1032 GMT-6
> >> I remember reading maybe a year or two back that Sony does something to
> >> the hd so it makes it very difficult to install anything but windows
> >> I myself have not seen a Sony with any version of linux installed.
> > What could possibly be done that would keep Linux from installing?
> > ...Ken
> 03022008 1107 GMT-6
> Well, maybe I was wrong. Look at this link.
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