Thank you Loic, I will download 8.10 and try it!!!
--- On Thu, 13/11/08, Loïc Martin <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> From: Loïc Martin <email@example.com>
> Subject: Re:
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org, "Ubuntu user technical support, not for general discussions" <email@example.com>
> Date: Thursday, 13 November, 2008, 10:34 PM
> Ram Das wrote :
> > --- On Thu, 13/11/08, Loïc Martin
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >> Ram Das wrote :
> >>> Hi,
> >>> I am trying to install the Ubuntu 8.4 but I am
> >> problem while boot-up.
> >>> I booted my system from Ubuntu CD. When I
> selected to
> >> install Ubuntu but I get just blank screen with
> >> blinking on top. Both my input devices Keyboard
> and mouse
> >> don't work!!!
> >>> Why is this happening??? My friends didn't
> >> any problem installing from the same CD!!!
> >> Could be a problem with the X server
> >> First run the option in the boot menu that lets
> you check
> >> the CD on
> >> _your_ computer.
> >> Then make sure you don't have 2 graphic cards
> >> (sometimes people have an
> >> integrated graphic chipset and a graphic card, and
> >> might then need
> >> to configure the bios), 2 monitors or any unusual
> >> One graphic
> >> card, one monitor, one mouse, one keyboard. Make
> sure you
> >> have enough
> >> RAM (512Mo to be safe, 256Mo might work if you
> >> have an integrated
> >> graphic chip).
> >> Try that first.
> >> If it doesn't work, try booting in safe
> graphic mode.
> >> Then there's the alternate CD install, of
> >> You can also check your RAM by running memtest
> >> (or more than
> >> one hour).$
> >> If the above doesn't work, we'll need to
> know the
> >> model and brand of
> >> your graphic card.
> >> Loïc
> > Hi Loic,
> > I having:
> > - one integrated graphics card - ATI Radeon Xpress
> > - one monitor - Samtron
> > - 2GB RAM
> > - AMD Athlon X2 4400+
> > - Asus Motherboard
> I don't see how that would give you any problems. Try
> doing what I told
> you when you have the time, then please report to the list
> so people who
> now more about your hardware can tell you.
> Trying an Ubuntu 8.10 LiveCD (if you can) might help if
> there's been
> some improvement in that newer release (and with 8.10 you
> get more
> options to troubleshoot the problem, even though they
> weren't enough
> when I had these kind of problems).
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