New install. Installer hangs cold at initramfs prompt.

NoOp glgxg at
Tue May 20 18:06:27 UTC 2008

On 05/19/2008 07:25 PM, Nat Gross wrote:

> UPDATE: With Vista running I inserted the ubuntu install cd, and 'just
> for fun' I had install itself inside Windows (whatever that means).
> After reboot, the bootloader presented vista and ubuntu on the menu
> (same as installed 'outside' Windows, no?) and when choosing ubuntu,
> after a longer wait, it also dumped to initramfs, BUT the system is
> NOT LOCKED, and I can enter commands. Is there something I can do that
> will resolve the problem?
> And what;s this running inside Windows business, if I may.
> Thanks,
> nat

You installed via Wubi, this is the new Windows installer. I know
nothing about Wubi as I've not used it & don't expect to, but these may

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