ubuntu-10,4 - Unable to instal

Jonesy gmane at jonz.net
Mon Aug 9 13:30:10 UTC 2010

On Mon, 9 Aug 2010 13:43:36 +0200, Nils Kassube wrote:
> Johan Scheepers wrote:
>> Using Fujitsu-Siemens Esprimo Mobile Laptop.
> Is it perhaps that V5355 model with SiS chipset?
>> Popped in the cd and first screen appears with two icons at the
>> bottom centre of the screen.
>> Few seconds later the screen just show diagonal coloured lines
>> running up the screen.
> You could try the nomodeset option: At the start screen of the CD after 
> selecting your language press the F6 key and select the line 
> "nomodeset". Then press ESC and ENTER.

Definitely try this!  I have an older HP laptop on which I could easily 
install any of the older distros I attempted  -----  until Ubuntu 10.4.

I had to go with the "nomodeset" on the install CD boot.  Until then I 
had no end of truly bizzare video results during the install process.

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