[ubuntu-za] Problem installing Ubuntu 9.10

ewaldhorn at gmail.com ewaldhorn at gmail.com
Fri Oct 30 19:19:11 GMT 2009


I've had something like this before. I did an install with a different video driver - this solved the problem on one machine. On another I had to disable advaned power management as it screwed up the installation as well. 

------Original Message------
From: David Robert Lewis (ethnopunk)
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To: Ubuntu South African Local Community
ReplyTo: Ubuntu South African Local Community
Subject: Re: [ubuntu-za] Problem installing Ubuntu 9.10
Sent: 30 Oct 2009 21:09

Sounds like you need the 64bit version?

Jason Plank wrote:
> Hi guys
> I hope someone can help me out. A friend of mine downloaded the 32bit
> iso for me and I burned a copy tonight. The livecd works fine on my
> friends pc. I tried to install via Wubi and also run the livecd on my
> system, but I get a weird error. It get's to the part where it should
> load gdm, then it just stays at the text and the screen just flickers.
> I really don't know what to look for as I haven't had a problem like
> this before and 9.04 worked flawlessly. My PC is AMD Athlon 64 bit, 2
> gig RAM and 256Mb nvidia 7600gs. Any help would really be appreciated.
> Thanks
> Jason

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