Help! Installing 8.10 on Server - errors!!!!

Victor Padro vpadro at
Thu Mar 12 14:09:07 UTC 2009

On Thu, Mar 12, 2009 at 2:00 AM, Jonathan Harrison <
jonathan-harrison at> wrote:

>  This is my first Linux use/install, and I am not literate, so this is
> quite a challenge/exciting, as well as frustrating.
> Do you have the same results using Ubuntu 8.04? No, installs
> Have you upgraded the BIOS? Yes, all up to date
> Have you tried using the Ubuntu 8.10 Alternate CD? If you mean 32b, yes.
> Same problem
No, I meant you to download the Alternate CD(64 bits and 32 bits) just for
testing, you can do that here: just pick
the ubuntu-8.10-alternate-amd64.iso or the ubuntu-8.10-alternate-i386.iso.

> I know you want a server, but it's just to be sure everything goes ok using
> Ubuntu 8.10 with an alternate install I am installing 8.04 Server –
> although completed but failed to reboot after install.  Just re-installing
> but with other HDs removed.  If it fails then I will resort to Desktop
> version at 8.04 64b....
> Did you checked you MD5 checksum? No.  How?
check how:

> Would it be possible to run a memtest? Yes, all OK
> I think there has much to do with the Gigabyte MB as anything else.  As
> they told me they do not test their boards with Linux.  Sent me to AMD.
> They were very dismissive.  Won’t buy another Gigabyte MB.
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