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Wierd - I had this problem the other day too :) I...

2008-05-25T13:17:00.000-04:00

Wierd - I had this problem the other day too :) I was trying to install 8.04 onto an old Vaio with a knackered keyboard and battery to run as my mailserver.

I solved it using rescue mode on the install CD with basically the same process except there is one catch. You have to do export TERM=vt100 or something, because none of the config scripts recognise busybox's bterm and so won't run, leaving some packages in an unconfigured state and therefore preventing the generic kernel installing. I should have thought of a live CD! Duh..



Er....that's what it says.

2008-05-12T17:07:00.000-04:00

Er....that's what it says.



just install the -generic kernel (via chroot). the...

2008-05-12T05:15:00.000-04:00

just install the -generic kernel (via chroot). the -server kernel is optimized for *real* servers, and not old machines.



Didn't know the bug # at the time I posted it, but...

2008-05-11T17:29:00.000-04:00

Didn't know the bug # at the time I posted it, but here, found it:
Bug #151942



Thanks a lot for this helpful post! I too experien...

2008-05-11T13:52:00.000-04:00

Thanks a lot for this helpful post! I too experienced this error about one year ago and ended up using a newer computer because I wasn't able to solve the problem back then. Now I know what to do! ;-)



How about doing the odd thing and providing the bu...

2008-05-11T11:17:00.000-04:00

How about doing the odd thing and providing the bug's URL ? ;)