ubuntu 8.10/9.04

Graham Todd grahamtodd2 at googlemail.com
Sat Jun 27 12:56:09 UTC 2009

On Fri, 26 Jun 2009 19:46:32 -0700 (PDT)
Leonard Chatagnier <lenc5570 at sbcglobal.net> wrote:

> Just some thoughts:
> 1. /dev/sdb may be going bad or have some bad blocks.
> 2. I presume you are using the live CD rather than the Alternate CD.
> May have better luck with the alternate. 3.Did you burn your own CD?
> Run the md5sum on the downloaded iso file. Run the md5sum on the
> burnt CD and run the integrety check on  the CD bootup. 4. you may
> have a bad CD or failing drive. 5. Check /var/log for installation
> errors and report any relevant info 6. Better help could be given
> with more explicit info from you.

I'd add to that, a GOOD clean from a NEW disk drive cleaner plus
checking your connections.

I had a similar problem and after cleaning the machine (with a vacuum
cleaner), confirming all the connections, and cleaning the laser head,
Jaunty (9.04) installed.


Graham Todd

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