Initramfs and unable to run or load Ubuntu to my HD
kenwarwick at shaw.ca
Wed Sep 9 01:57:31 UTC 2009
It is a: PC Clone
OS:None yet-I am trying to install Ubuntu 9:04
BIOS: Award Modular v6.0
Proc:Intel Pentium IIIE, 700MHZ
Video card: 3DBX VOODOO
Monitor: Samsung 204T
1)8:04 Hardy won't boot or play live either
2)(space)rootdelay=90(press F8 key again) If it boot's w/#2 then it's
probably related to 290153did not work
From: ubuntu-users-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com
[mailto:ubuntu-users-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com] On Behalf Of NoOp
Sent: September 7, 2009 11:53 AM
To: ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
Subject: Re: Initramfs and unable to run or load Ubuntu to my HD
On 09/07/2009 12:15 AM, Ken Warwick wrote:
> Gen Warwick wrote:
>> I have been trying to load Ubuntu 9:04 for 3 weeks now.
>> Ist I tried an upgrade from 8:10.
>> All I got from that was a black blank screen.
> Can you tell us what machine it is (manufacturer, model)?The machine is a
> Clone like this: OS Name Microsoft Windows XP Professional
> Perhaps related to this?
<http://www.ubuntu.com/getubuntu/releasenotes/904#Boot failures on systems
with Intel D945 motherboards>
[Fails to find boot device in Intel D945Gnt]
You might try 2 things:
1. See if 8.04 (Hardy) liveCD boots ok.
2. With the 9.04 (Jaunty) liveCD: at the main startup screen (shows "Try
Ubuntu without any change...") press F8 and then enter:
That's: (space)rootdelay=90(press F8 key again) If it boot's w/#2 then it's
probably related to 290153.
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