[ubuntu-za] Kernel panic - 12.10 on Dell GX520
anwarnold at gmail.com
Fri Nov 9 09:22:39 UTC 2012
On Fri, Nov 9, 2012 at 9:21 AM, Robin Bownes <robin at bownes.co.za> wrote:
> On 10/29/2012 12:09 PM, Robin Bownes wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I'm close to my wit's end with this problem, I hope someone can help.
>> I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.10 (64 bit) on a recently acquired,
>> small-form-factor Dell GX520 (Dual-core Intel, 1GB RAM). I have been unable
>> to even get the installation to run through completely before being kicked
>> out to a screen full of text (looks like considerably more than one
>> screen's worth), the last lines of which, mention "kernel panic".
>> I've Googled this and have seen a few others that have experienced
>> similar problems, but have seen no solutions.
>> Help please - simple as possible please, preferably with explanation.
>> (for my learning curve)
>> Hi All,
> Just a quick thanks for the help offered, and a bit of feedback.
> After all trying everything else, I eventually had an
> "early-hours-of-the-morning brainwave", and ran a test on the machine's
> memory. Long story short - the memory was faulty. I replaced the memory and
> all is well.
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