Can't install 10.04

NoOp glgxg at
Thu Jun 10 02:27:54 UTC 2010

On 06/09/2010 06:49 PM, Albert Wagner wrote:
> Thanks, guys.  I have downloaded and burned several times, on different 
> computers (one linux and one win).  I got several bad burns, a variety 
> of errors in different places.  I have pretty much convinced myself that 
> my cd reader/writer is bonkers and needs replacing.  I only use it for 
> ubuntu upgrades, so maybe it just rotted from no use.

Before you put it in the scrap bin, go out and see if you can find a cd
drive cleaner CD. Maxell used to sell one & it contains a CD with a
small brush attached to the CD; you fire it up, run a few wav files &
the cd spins & the brush dusts off the laser lens. Alternately, you can
get a can of condensed air & spray into the drive. Sometimes when a
drive hasn't been used in a long time dust from the intake fans blow to
other parts of the system & the laser lenses get coated. Try cleaning first.

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