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August 7th, 2009, 01:00 AM
I can't seem to pass the "apic error; panic timeout " message when trying to install ubuntu 9.04 version onto my desktop. I have an AMI BIOS and I can't seem to find in the BIOS where to enable or disable the apic option. Can anyone help me, I have been going crazy for the past few weeks trying to figure out where I went wrong. I know that newer motherboards have moved the timer to a different location thats why the kernel couldn't find it during the installation process. I have HP Pavilion desktop with AMI BIOS and motherboard( ECS RC410-10-M, HP/COMPAQ name: Asterope-GL8E).

August 7th, 2009, 01:11 AM
Hi, try using noapic as a boot option. When you are at the main menu of the Ubuntu cd press "F6" and at the end of the line add
noapic then press 'enter' to boot.