[ubuntu-za] Problem installing Ubuntu 9.10

Lee Sharp leesharp at hal-pc.org
Fri Oct 30 19:45:05 GMT 2009

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.

Your "failsafe gnome" is failing.  You can try some video boot options. 
  You can also try the alt-instal cd to upgrade, or install, and vix the 
video after.  It will work with that card, but it is not working with it 


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