cant install ubuntu

Martin Ewing martin.s.ewing at gmail.com
Mon Jun 29 14:19:15 UTC 2009


Have you tried "acpi=off" in your kernel boot line?  See
http://books.google.com/books?id=1rFLGKO0dywC&pg=PA103&lpg=PA103&dq=linux+acpi+options
.

These options are set in the "kernel" boot command.

Cheers,
Martin

On Mon, Jun 29, 2009 at 6:32 AM, subin sam<subin.sam at gmail.com> wrote:
> its my own home computer.
> i tries all the earlier versions but got the same problem.
> now i had to test bios to default setting as you said.
> and whaT this message means
>  your bios does not provide acpi-pss
>> objects in a way that linux understand. please report this to the linux
>> acpi
>> maintainer and complain to your bios vendor
> please help....
> thanks
>
>
> On Sun, Jun 21, 2009 at 2:03 PM, Barry Pohlman <barry.pohlman at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>>
>> Just some quick questions so that I may understand your problem better.
>> As a quick note, Do not do any of these steps on a production machine
>> or a machine that is not yours. You may take it off-line.
>>
>> First a quick fix that you can try. Go into the BIOS settings when the
>> computer first boots. Set the BIOS to default settings and reboot. See
>> if that would fix your issue.
>>
>>
>>
>> Have you tried any other version of ubuntu except the 9.04 disc?
>>        There are alternative install discs that may provide help.
>>        Also you can try the 8.04.2 LTS version to see if it will load.
>>
>>
>> Do you have the capability to update the BIOS?
>>        Not for the new user or feint of heart but your problem may be a
>>        bug in the BIOS that has been fixed with updates.
>>        !!! Warning. Do not update BIOS if you do not feel confident in
>>        doing so. Can cause permanent damage to the machine if done
>>        unproperly!!!!!!
>>
>>
>>
>> Good Luck
>>
>>
>>
>> subin sam wrote:
>> > hello friends
>> >
>> >
>> > i tried to install ubuntu on my hp dx2255 rx331pt pc. its a business pc.
>> > after mailing to ubuntu-users one of the friend said to boot with
>> > __all_generic_ide.
>> > when i boot with
>> > the following message came
>> > [0.022055] bios bug, local apic #0 not detected
>> > [0.022112] forcing use of dummy apic emulation. (tell your hw vendor)
>> > [1.011610] sata_via 0000:00:0f.1: invalid pci bar 5 (sz 0x0, val 0x0)
>> > loading please wait.....
>> > [2.623192] irq 8: nobody cared (try booting with the "irqpoll") option
>> > [2.623388] handlers:
>> > [2.623435] [<co3e7420>] (cmos intrupt + 0x0/0xc0)
>> > [2.623577] diabling irq#8
>> > boot_image=/casper/vmlinuz file=/cdrom/pressed/ubuntu.seed boot=casper
>> > initrd=/casper/initrd.gz quiet splash--all generic ide acpi=off
>> > noapic nolapic
>> > busy box
>> > (initramfs)
>> >
>> > then i tried booting with irqpoll
>> >
>> > invalid pci bar 5
>> > [1.661328] [firmware bug]: powerpow-k8: your bios does not provide
>> > acpi-pss
>> > objects in a way that linux understand. please report this to the linux
>> > acpi
>> > maintainer and complain to your bios vendor
>> >
>> >
>> > so now what to do
>> > is there any hope
>> > please help.
>> >
>> >
>>
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