Problems installing on ACER travelmate 2301LM

Ioannis Vranos cppdeveloper at
Wed Oct 20 15:32:40 UTC 2010

On Wed, 2010-10-20 at 16:50 +0200, Tom Rausner wrote:
> Hello out there!
> I have a mate who want to try out Ubuntu so he gave me an old
> ACER travelmate 2301LM and asked me to pour it in there. I started
> using the ordinary GUI installation but it got stock after a while.
> Then I tried the alternate textbased one. It got stock also but I
> could see the problem being the detection of the harddisk. I ripped 
> it out and tried to find out what kind it was and the label gave this
> info;
> MODEL:	ST94019A
> PN:	9Y1422-034
> HDA PN:	100314974
> FW:	3.05
> It also had the marking: Ultra ATA
> On the net the native harddisk used in this laptop is refered to as
> "Parallel ATA" or "pATA" (never heard of it before)
> I think the harddisk is OK (but I'm not 100%).
> Does anyone have experience in stuffing Ubuntu into one of them
> or does anyone know some usefull info ?... please...

RAM= ? CPU model= ?

Did you try the Ubuntu 32-bit or Ubuntu 64-bit?

Ioannis Vranos

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