Strange Live-CD failure

Yorvyk yorvik.ubunto at
Sat Mar 10 18:52:18 UTC 2012

On Sat, 10 Mar 2012 12:14:46 -0600
Richard Owlett <rowlett at> wrote:

> I have:
>     two machines - Lenovo ThinkPad T43 laptop and Lenovo 
> ThinkCentre desktop
>     two copies of the Ubuntu 10.10 Live-CD
> In the past I had no problem with either CD running on 
> either machine.
> This morning neither would run correctly on either machine.
> Everything fine until the large menu giving choice to run 
> from CD or to do an install.
> Clicking on run would trigger the little circle with moving 
> dots indicating "busy". It would never get past that point - 
> all combinations of CD and machine.
> I'd just acquired a second laptop and tried both CD's. Both ran.
> Now both CD's run on both of the original machines.
> Obviously I've a physical problem of some sort.
> Any (useful;) ideas?
Muck, dust, finger prints.
Give the players and CDs a good clean.


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