View Full Version : [ubuntu] Freeze on Install

November 2nd, 2008, 01:06 PM
Hi All,

This is my first time using Ubuntu and installing it in a laptop. I researched quite a bit on the 'net about Linux and have had experience using the RedHat Distro but never tried Ubuntu. I have two old laptops laying around (p2's, 128mb RAM etc...) one's a Sony and the other one's a Sotec.
Anyways, the Sony is the only living one at the moment and I thought I would install Ubuntu on it, it's the PCG-F16/BP model, it ran XP fine but the minute I try and install Ubuntu, it goes through everything even the mouse pointer pops up with the crane background then when it restarts, it freezes. Nothing goes on, no cd-rom but the screen is blank, although still on. I can't get it to move past that point and have restarted it many a times and tried to reinstall many a time. Anyone have suggestions? Thanks in advance.