Install of Ubuntu freezes

Ric Moore wayward4now at
Sat Oct 23 01:21:18 UTC 2010

On Fri, 2010-10-22 at 19:47 -0500, Jordon Bedwell wrote:
> On 10/22/2010 07:19 PM, Mark wrote:
> > On Fri, Oct 22, 2010 at 5:10 PM, ABSDoug <absdoug at> wrote:
> >>
> >>   I've got Ubuntu Netbook Edition 10.10 successfully installed Acer Aspire One. Decided to dual boot XP & Ubuntu desktop on this Dell Pent4 I have. The install freezes, so does trying to run the OS off the live disk.
> >>
> > 
> > This is just a guess, but if you can't run live off the CD, your
> > system may not be able to run it at all.  A P4?  What else is on that
> > dinosaur?  ;^)
> If it was any of your business he/she would have clearly told you.  Try
> downloading and running the alternate CD.  It was built for older
> computers and still uses the upstream installer.  If you really want to
> "try before you buy" press F6 and do:
> nolapic
> acpi=off
> noapic

Got virus protection "on" in your bios? It might think some marauding
virus is attacking the system. Dunno if the LIVE option peeks at the
bios or not, but it's worth a shot trouble shooting with a shotgun. Ric

My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.
Linux user# 44256 

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