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Bad Things After Failed Ubuntu Install


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#1 BlackSpyder

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Posted 06 May 2007 - 09:35 PM

Heres what happened Last night i bought a brand new Hard drive and installed it in my computer. This afternoon i installed Ubuntu on it. Install seemed to go ok no errors or anything of that nature. I rebooted and got past the Post and into the Boot check. Thats when it happened I got this

Verifying DMI ....
BOOT from CD....
4040404040404040404040404040404040404040404040(this goes on until I turn off the Computer)


So I rebooted and switched the Boot order around and got

Verifying DMI....
4040404040404040404040404040404040404040404040


Same thing happened when I tried to boot from either Hard Drive. So I broke out my restore CDs and am currently booting into windows via them (Booting from the First CD and then selecting quit seems to override my problem)

Any help is greatly appricated.

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Posted 08 May 2007 - 03:29 AM

I have never heard of this before. I searched the Ubuntu support, forums and manuals and can find no reference to this error. You may want to go to their forums and post this. One of the developers may know exactly what it is or you could have discovered a bug they need to fix.
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