View Full Version : [ubuntu] [224.365447] Buffer I/O Error on device....Error

February 18th, 2009, 07:45 AM
What is this? im tring to install ubuntu on a older desktop i have 256mb RAM, and enough HDD space, and the Disk drive is the seconday master, if that matters at all its the only way it will boot from disk. but when i boot from it i get this error during the start up

anyone know y?

February 18th, 2009, 10:28 AM
Sounds like it is having problems reading the CD. The boot menu on the CD has an option to check the CD for defects. Try running that.