live cd fails to boot

Gareth Howells subscriptions at gforce-industries.co.uk
Sat Mar 15 19:57:11 UTC 2008


It could well be hardware related, yes. I have a pair of machines that I can 
install Fedora or Gentoo on fine, but not Debian or Ubunto.

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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "thufir" <hawat.thufir at gmail.com>
To: <ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
Sent: Saturday, March 15, 2008 7:37 PM
Subject: live cd fails to boot


> The live CD hangs with this (approximate, I had to write it down) error:
>
>
> end request:  I/O error, dev fd0, sector 0
> Buffer I/O error on device fd0, logged block 0
> requesting unionfs 1.4
> loop:  module loaded
> squashfs:  version 3.2-UBUNTU (2007/07/21) Phillip Logher
>
>
> This is after pressing F6 for options and removing quiet and splash, then
> adding:
>
> no apci acpi=off
>
> before the "--" as options for the kernel (?).
>
>
>
> From another distro, I know that the hardware works fine and is
> recognized.  Is this a matter of recognizing hardware?
>
>
>
> thanks,
>
> Thufir
>
>
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