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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Installing Linux on a Toshiba A505-s6033

    alright it looks like it is working. I don't have a battery meter either
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Installing Linux on a Toshiba A505-s6033

    Mind a few more detail (Ie step by step instructions) on how to do that? I'm new at linux terminal, and am not sure how to add the noapic and nodeset options to the kernel boot peramiters.
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Installing Linux on a Toshiba A505-s6033

    Okay I've been away for this thread for a while and mostly gave up on it, but last night I tried to go ahead and see if I could get 10.04 to install. I tried using wubi and I think I managed to...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Installing Linux on a Toshiba A505-s6033

    it is a nice laptop on windows, it seems to be really annoying for linux though
  5. [all variants] Re: Toshiba A505-s6033 Unable to boot from CD or USB

    I see well it has been too long. it is sad that it soundslike it is useless for linux until future notice >_<
  6. [all variants] Re: Toshiba A505-s6033 Unable to boot from CD or USB

    It was "Begin:waiting for root file system...."
    after that it said something about improper irq? (scrolled to fast to write down)
    then "gave up waiting for root device" and went to busy box.
  7. [all variants] Re: Toshiba A505-s6033 Unable to boot from CD or USB

    it is set to boot from a cd/usb and it will start to boot. it just fails before it finishes. on ubunutu it fails around "begin finding root filesystem..."
  8. [all variants] Toshiba A505-s6033 Unable to boot from CD or USB

    Unable to boot any os from cd or usb, I've tryed multiple different Linux live CDs and live USBs, and a osx instal CD, none will boot. (these usbs and cds will boot on other laptops so it isn't a...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Installing Linux on a Toshiba A505-s6033

    I first tried 32 bit, then I switched to trying 64 bit Ubuntu, and the puppy I tried was 32 bit...

    Haven't tried virtual box but that doesn't really solve my problems. I did try wubi though, that...
  10. [all variants] Booting from usb errors, "Begin:waiting for root file system...."

    I got a new Toshiba A505 and found that I am unable to boot usb drives (that I have tested that work on other laptops, so it is not the drive). I've tried a puppy 4, ubuntu 9.10 (both made with...
  11. [ubuntu] Re: Installing Linux on a Toshiba A505-s6033

    tried a few more times but still no luck >_< any suggestions?
  12. [ubuntu] Re: Installing Linux on a Toshiba A505-s6033

    wait I lied, it actually loaded up the "try ubuntu/install/boot from first hard drive" screen this time but after I hit "try" it failed again. with the message "/init: line 1: can't open /dev/sr0: No...
  13. [ubuntu] Re: Installing Linux on a Toshiba A505-s6033

    oaky I got my computer to boot the iso directly with easybcd 2.0 and I managed to get to the install screen. so while I am now able to install ubuntu, I still want to fix the usb boot issue as I use...
  14. [ubuntu] Re: Installing Linux on a Toshiba A505-s6033

    okay it was "Begin:waiting for root file system...."
    after that it said something about improper irq?
    then "gave up waiting for root device" and it droped to busy box. this is from a fresh download
  15. [ubuntu] Re: Installing Linux on a Toshiba A505-s6033

    it dies at a line like "begin:finding root filesystem" I don't remember the exact phrasing though, so I'll re-run to confirm what it is.

    I'll try changing the mode and see the difference.

    I...
  16. [ubuntu] Re: Installing Linux on a Toshiba A505-s6033

    It starts to boot it just fails, I've tried reseting it back to default bios settings but it still doesn't work.
  17. [ubuntu] Re: Installing Linux on a Toshiba A505-s6033

    I wasn't trying to install puppy that was more of a test to see if anything would boot right at all after my trying to run ubuntu failed. (I used puppy as I normally keep a puppy flash to run on wyse...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: Installing Linux on a Toshiba A505-s6033

    can't find anything to help, all the ones I see list problems for things not working after install. but I can't even install.
  19. [ubuntu] Trying to Install on a Toshiba A505, error at Begin: Mounting root file system...

    I recently got a new laptop a Toshiba A505-S6033 from best buy after my prior laptop's screen hinge broke. The laptop comes installed with windows 7 64bit. I trying to install ubuntu to a another...
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