sadly the bios memory setting is maxed out on my machine
so am unable to alter memory allocation.
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The only thing I can think of is that there isn't
video memory, or the video card is too old; I had similar
problems when trying to install an earlier version of
Ubuntu on a machine with a 32MB Riva TNT card -- it would
get as far as starting to load the GDM, then crash to
Have tried to install Ubuntu 8.10 desktop 386 with a
number of different c/d's First a rc then two final
desktops including trying the live versions also an
alternate install. They all have a common problem,
booting to the welcome/login then crashing to a black or
plain light brown blank screen
The install appears to slow down as it progresses, this
is particularly true of the alternate, the last few
files take a long time to config/install.
I thought that it may be a memory problem and increased
the ram to 700+ however that made no difference at all.
Someone suggested that my psu may be faulty but I have
installed puppy linux in two or three times without a
problem. Knoppix live works just fine
Any help would be appreciated.
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