Problems using live CD on new machine

Richard richardkimber at
Tue Jun 30 14:50:43 UTC 2009

On Tue, 30 Jun 2009 15:25:46 +0100
Gordon <gbplinux at> wrote:

> Richard wrote:
> > When I try to boot the machine from the 9.04 CD I get the main
> > Ubuntu menu OK, but when I try to run the CD live, I just get a
> > black screen with a blinking underscore cursor at the top.

> Are you sure the CD is OK? Have you run the Disk Check when you first
> boot up from it?

Choosing the disk check just results in a black screen.

> Have you tried the CD in another machine?

It works fine in my wife's AMD machine.

- Richard.

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