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March 13th, 2009, 11:34 PM
I tried to install Ubuntu 8.10(amd64) on a brand new computer but after the language selection and a few minutes of the progessbar growing, the screen turns white, the CD stopps turning and nothing happens.
I have run the "check cd" option without any error.
When I tried to start from the CD without installing, it stopps after about the same time but with a black screen.

The computer Im trying to get Ubuntu on is:
AMD Phenom II x4 920
MSI K9A2 CF Mainboard
ATI Radeon HD 4870

Any idea or is it hopeless since I dont even get to a point where I could adjust something?

Thanks in advance,

March 13th, 2009, 11:40 PM
Try F4 (Safe Graphics Mode) at the initial screen to see if it even boots/runs from the CD.

March 14th, 2009, 05:44 PM
Wow, thanks alot. That worked.