Ubuntu Installation Problem

Karl F. Larsen klarsen1 at gmail.com
Mon Sep 7 12:38:56 UTC 2009

Paul Moore wrote:
> I am trying to install Ubuntu 9.04 for the first time on an older HP 
> Pavilion machine (Bought new 2000) that had Windows 98 SE on it.
> The installer boot up fine. It goes through the first screen or two OK.
> It the comes to the screen where it asks to choose a time zone. I did 
> that (America, New York), hit Forward, and it just sits there and does 
> not seem to be doing anything for 2+ hours. The mouse responds, etc,. 
> but it does not seem to be making progress.
> Paul Moore
> 11 Ramapo Tr.
> Branchburg, NJ 08876
> 908-722-3143
> paulmoore59 at cs.com
	Sounds like you might have a mess on your hard drive the installer 
can't work with. Boot back up with your CD and then select 
System-Administration-partition and look for problems. You can make a 
new partition and then direct the LiveCD to use that one.


	Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
	Linux User
	#450462   http://counter.li.org.
         Key ID = 3951B48D

More information about the ubuntu-users mailing list