View Full Version : [ubuntu] instal problem 8.04.164 bit

September 29th, 2008, 11:18 AM
Hi I have ubuntu 8.04 32 bit on a pent 4 with 1 gig ram and everything works well Have decided to upgrade the computer to an intel core 2 duo 3 gig and 8 gig ddr2 800 ram but when i try to instal ubuntu 64 bit it comes to a halt with (initramfs) displayed can anyone please advise what to do next Thanks Wolf

September 30th, 2008, 11:42 PM
Have you tried installing the i386 version of ubuntu on it?

October 1st, 2008, 12:20 AM
Have you checked the disk for errors? Instead of installing go down the list to 'Check Disk for Errors'.

October 2nd, 2008, 12:54 PM
have tried to instal32 bit same result have installed xppro64 no probs just many drivers are not available or are problematic will try a different linux after our public holiday thanks for all the suggestions so far