download linux kernel 22.214.171.124
uraliin.asti at btinternet.com
Sat Apr 17 17:51:15 UTC 2010
On Sat, 2010-04-17 at 18:45 +0100, Liam Proven wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 17, 2010 at 6:33 PM, axel <uraliin.asti at btinternet.com> wrote:
> > On Sat, 2010-04-17 at 18:23 +0100, Liam Proven wrote:
> >> On Sat, Apr 17, 2010 at 6:01 PM, axel <uraliin.asti at btinternet.com> wrote:
> >> > Greetings !
> >> >
> >> > I am running Ubuntu 8.04 with BIOS 2.6 24-27-generic.
> >> >
> >> > Quite often , on Startup I get "Unable to obtain Operating System"....or
> >> > words to that effect...and that is as far as it goes.
> >> > I have to reboot and go thru the F12 ...harddisk ...etc.to get things
> >> > going.
> >> >
> >> > So... I tried downloading LINUX KERNEL 126.96.36.199 ...which I managed to
> >> > do ...up to the point of "save file".
> >> >
> >> > The problem is , that I have been unable to "Install".
> >> >
> >> > Would somebody be so kind as to point out how I can proceed ?
> >> > With thanks
> >> > Axel.
> >> I'm afraid it's a little more complicated than that, and the newer
> >> kernel will not help you. Indeed it will probably break your PC if you
> >> did manage to install it, so excuse me if I do not tell you how or
> >> point you at web pages about it!
> >> Do you update your system regularly? It is a good idea to do so. You
> >> are on the current Long Term Support release of Ubuntu - the next one,
> >> which replaces your current one, is currently in the final stages of
> >> testing and will be out at the end of this month. If you want the
> >> latest kernel and so on, when the new version, called 10.04, is
> >> available, you should upgrade to it. Backup all your data first,
> >> though!
> >> For now, though, you can update your system with the latest fixes and
> >> so on by opening a terminal (from the Accessories menu, or press
> >> Ctrl-Alt-T) then type these 2 commands:
> >> sudo apt-get update
> >> (wait for that to finish; it may take some minutes.)
> >> sudo apt-get dist-upgrade -y
> >> (again, this might take quite a long time. Wait for it to finish and
> >> do not interrupt it once it has started.)
> > Thank you for the info!
> > I did follow your suggestion and got the following:
> > < axel at axel-laptop:~$ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade -y
> > Reading package lists... Done
> > Building dependency tree
> > Reading state information... Done
> > Calculating upgrade... Done
> > 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
> > axel at axel-laptop:~$ >
> > Do you think this will cure....for the time being .... the problem I
> > have ...i.e problem with accessing Ops System ?
> > Thank you .
> > Axel.
> OK, well, that message indicates that your system is up-to-date, so
> you must have been applying updates to it as you go along. That's
> So nothing has changed, in which case, no, I don't think it will have
> helped, I'm afraid.
> Can you write down & post the /exact, verbatim/ error message(s) you
> are getting when your machine won't boot?
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Liam ...thank you ....I will.
Meanwhile , I do recall that somehow I managed ...fleetingly...to read "
<Error "so and so" >....< You should contact Dell Tech Support >.
But I wasnt quick enough to get he detail.
But Liam...thank you very much. I will wait for the next Ubuntu LTS
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