[TriLUG] problems with Core i3 or intel gfx?
rkelleyrtp at gmail.com
Sun Mar 28 15:02:54 EDT 2010
Does memtest load and run? That is what I would try.
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On Mar 28, 2010, at 14:51, Kevin Hunter <hunteke at earlham.edu> wrote:
> Hullo List,
> My father recently acquired a new machine, and asked me to put
> Ubuntu on
> it. I dutifully whipped out a USB key, put the Karmic 64bit iso onto
> it, and tried to boot it. It got to the normal "Try Ubuntu ..."
> but seemed to lock up soon thereafter. I never got the ubuntu-logo
> booting screen and certainly wasn't able to load the LiveCD desktop.
> Thinking I might have some bad media, I tried booting this (my) laptop
> with the USB key: 100% success.
> I then tried PXE booting my father's new machine from this machine:
> exact same deal as with the USB key: kernel loads, boots, the screen
> clears to black, and then nothing.
> I tried a few options, like noapic, apci=off, to no avail.
> So I'm left wondering what the problem is. I can't get to anything
> remotely usable, or even telling of what the problem might be. I've
> removed the 'splash' and 'quiet' boot options, and still don't see
> anything helpful. After googling, I'm wondering if it's do with the
> support for the i3, the integrated Intel graphics, or something else;
> unfortunately, nothing fruitful yet.
> Do others have any experience with this? For reference, it's a Dell
> Studio, w/ Core i3-350M and Intel Graphics Media Accelerator HD.
> Thanks much for your thoughts.
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