installing 8.04 on sata drives prob

Nils Kassube kassube at
Thu Apr 2 06:45:01 UTC 2009

James Takac wrote:
> I'm having probs installing ubuntu (32 bit) on a friends pc. Have
> loaned one of mine till I sort this out. Both live and alternate cds
> pass the integrity check yet both throw up read errors during the
> install phase. 

I would burn the CD again with the lowest possible speed, that may help 
gainst read errors.

> Both HDD and DVD drive are sata and bios shows them 
> both on the same ide interface (#3) with the HDD as master and the
> DVD as slave. 

That's a bit strange because SATA disks are not connected to IDE ports. 
Are you sure the drives are SATA?


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