Ubuntu installation question
Karl F. Larsen
klarsen1 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 13 00:05:19 UTC 2009
julio Rodriguez wrote:
> Sorry now I understand. It's a 8.10 the latest version
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: NoOp <glgxg at sbcglobal.net>
> Date: Mon, 12 Jan 2009 15:25:49
> To: <ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
> Subject: Re: Ubuntu installation question
> On 01/12/2009 03:11 PM, Julio Rodriguez wrote:
>> I have attempted to install Ubuntu on an IBM ThinkPad T21 with no sucess.
>> The laptop is currently running Windows 2000 professional. I would like to
>> replace it with Ubuntu. When I boot from the CD I get the following error
>> message: /dev/null: Permission denied.
>> Please help me complete this install. I used the same CD on my XP desktop
>> and I can run Ubuntu with no problems.
>> I hope to hear from someone soon.
> What CD specifically? liveCD? AlternateCD? 8.10, 8.04 etc.
> I have an A21M & an T21 and both run Ubuntu just fine... well the T21
> did until it recently crapped with the Thinkpad 'Blink-of-Death'
> motherboard problem.
> Here is what I recommend: burn the Alternate 8.04.1 CD and use that to
> perform the install:
> You _can_ use 8.10, but I found that 8.10 on the x21's seemed to act
> like Windows; meaning that the machine seemed to get slower day-by-day.
> I finally had to remove 8.10 from the machine and reverted back to
> 8.04.01. Note: I also dual-boot to Win2KP on the A21M (w/only 384Mbytes
> of memory) and the two coexist just fine on that machine.
> Give that a try & if you need added assistance w/x21 let me know and I
> can walk you through the install from BIOS settings to final install.
Two things. First please bottom comment as this is how we do it
here. Now we know it is a cd for the 8.10 version. Now we need to know
if it is the LiveCD or Alternate version. When you tried it and it
worked, did the CD form an image on your computer?
Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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