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madwoollything
March 19th, 2011, 04:38 PM
I've been trying for some time to install Ubuntu 10.10 or variant on my Toshiba C660 with ATI graphics card.

I seem to keep hitting a brick wall when attempting to run a live disc and end up at a blank screen. I get this result despite trying lots of different installation discs. Ubuntu 10.04 seems to run with no problems.

I believe the problem is to do with the graphics card from googling and have tried various changes to the live cd/dvd boot options (set nomodeset & radeon.modeset=0) but with no success.

Any suggestions??

madwoollything
April 23rd, 2011, 07:54 AM
Sorted ...... found this post about another C660 and it works. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=10709393#post10709393

In the cmos menu (press F2 before boot), under the Advanced Tab there is a setting called USB Legacy Emulation. If this is set to 'Enabled' the white flashing cursor as described will flash for ever. If set to 'Disabled' Ubuntu fires up ok. 100% repeatable