View Full Version : [ubuntu] Ubuntu Hangs when starting Trial
September 12th, 2008, 05:40 AM
I have gone through all the necessary steps to put Ubuntu on my system etc. However when I attempt to load it from the cd to see if my system will agree with it before I install permanently.
It opens the Ubuntu loading page with the black bar and the orange slider that bounces back and forth for about a minute before it begins to load and streatch across the black bar. However when it gets to about 85%(i roughly estimate) it stops loading and my computer stops making any sign that it is still loading.
I have left it on for over an hour just sitting like this and it does not move at all. Is there any reason for this to happen?
Ps, I did check the CD and it reported as being 100% working.
September 12th, 2008, 06:10 AM
I also ran the other check for the memory. It says my memory is also not a problem, this is quite frustrating -_-
Im almost tempted to just jump in and install perminantly.
September 12th, 2008, 06:20 AM
Hmm, you did check for a bad burn right?
what version are you trying to use?
September 12th, 2008, 06:30 AM
There were a few scratches on the CD from a minor accident i had before burning (There was alreay a cd in the drive and I did not notice... dont ask) So i am burning another copy as we speak.
I am currently using an AMD64 3000, 1GB of RAM, Nvidia Gforce 7600X graphics card.
September 12th, 2008, 06:36 AM
It could have been the disk, it happens.
September 12th, 2008, 06:48 AM
Yes indeed it was the disk
This new disk seems to have a problem as well -_-
it does the orange bar thing then moves on to a black screen with a small white dash in the top left corner that flashes. have sat watching it for about 10 mins now, nothing else is happening.
September 12th, 2008, 06:50 AM
again what version are you trying here?
September 12th, 2008, 06:52 AM
Most recent version I believe.
The disk is called:
September 12th, 2008, 06:57 AM
Hmm, well it might be a hardware issue then.
Some puters just dont like Linux, but there might be a way out.
You can try linux mint, a linux varient based on Ubuntu but often carries bugfixes:
its worth a shot, but you may want to try the 64bit version of ubuntu too.
September 12th, 2008, 07:05 AM
Downloading Mint now, Thanks :D
September 12th, 2008, 08:27 AM
Mint Linux also does not work :( Gives me about 100000 errors :Cannot read file X at place X size X" and so one.
Lets try 64 bit Ubuntu, as I think my system is 64 bit anywys lol :D
September 12th, 2008, 08:39 AM
You're getting download or burn errors! You need to check the md5sum of your downloads and then check the disc for errors!
The i386 version works fine on a 64 bit system! You're beating your head against the wall and making coasters!
September 12th, 2008, 08:49 AM
Can you recomend a good program to use for checking?
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