[Nottingham] Trouble with Ubuntu 9.04

Sergiusz Pawlowicz sergiusz at pawlowicz.name
Fri May 15 10:22:14 UTC 2009

On Fri, May 15, 2009 at 11:12, James Gibbon <jg at jamesgibbon.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 14 May 2009 16:36:35 +0000 (GMT)
> Bob Marshall <mbob71 at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> I replaced the graphics card, an ATI X1050 128 MB with an NVIDIA 8400GS
>> 256 MB and this runs very well with my Windows XP on a separate Hard
>> Disc Drive.  It also runs Puppy, Zenwalk and Fedora as live sessions,
>> but Ubuntu 9.04 WILL NOT PLAY AT ALL, although the installed 8.10 works
>> well; attempting to upgrade from 'inside' 8.10 failed with the message
>> 'Loading, please wait', but however long I waited, nothing happened.
>> A brief message appears, even with 8.10 about an unexpected IRQ trap at
>> some location, but it disappears before I can note it down and then
>> starts as normal.
> In circumstances like these I usually try booting with acpi=off and
> noapic added to the kernel options. I think you hit F4 on an Ubuntu live
> CD, then you type
> acpi=off noapic

I recon to put

pci=nommconf irqpoll

as well.


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