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Basic server install with LAMP option. I followed your advice and it worked. Since then I've been trying the install-grub commands suggested by delance: sudo mount /dev/sda1 /mnt sudo grub-install --root-directory=/mnt /dev/sda To be clear the first boot info script I posted was from Anyways. http://mffonline.com/dell-dimension/dell-dimension-1100-help.php

Ubfan (ubfan1) said on 2011-02-10: #5 If you hold down the shift key right after POST, that may force the grub screen to appear on single installation systems. Is this a memory prob, power supply, or what? View 14 Replies . IF it fails to enter BIOS remove power cable from hard drive and then try entering BIOS again, it should work. (off course before removing power from hard drive shut down find more info

Ask a Question See Latest Posts TechSpot Forums are dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users. No, when I run grub-install I don't see any errors before the grub> prompt. View Full Post With 5 Replies Related Forum Messages: Please Follow Index to Quick Jump to the Message. I simply booted from the CD-ROM to install Ubuntu 10.4 server.

No problems at all. <<<<<<<<<<< Desktop and server edition use two different kernels: Linux 2.6.32-24-generic-pae' Linux 2.6.35-22-generic ----------------------------------------- Original question ----------------------------------------- I installed Ubuntu 10.04 server from a CD on a Rob Muir (rgmuir) said on 2011-02-11: #25 I uploaded another boot info script output. It carried on installing... Someone at walmart thinks i need to get a new surge protector .

I sometimes just advise people to get a new computer, If you like dell's they have new ones for $300.00 to not only match what you have, but will have a I flipped the power switch a few times and got no response. Another clue is your first info paste showed TWO UNKNOWN boot blocks on your two disks -- i.e. Go Here I apologize for actionsparsnip, but he is sometimes tired answering so many questions.

You may also... Sort of. I'm not sure if it is time related, but it shuts off right around the screen that it asks where to install xp. I think I've emphasized at least three separate times I'm a complete beginner to running Linux.

Usually, the machine shuts itself down completely w/in 5 seconds after i hit the power button to turn it back on. http://newwikipost.org/topic/7RQvTTpxvL7cwcWBVkb9LU3XlApidt9j/Dell-Xps-15-shuts-down-when-working-with-media-softwares.html Report jeffhei724- Jun 10, 2010 at 01:08 PM awsome had that problem and now its fixed thx Report the white knight- Jun 13, 2010 at 04:12 PM Thank you so much Edit Close Save changes Attachments: Added items Uploading: 0% my-video-file.mp4 Complete. Computer Shuts Down Unexpectedly The computer shuts down only when i am really dogging it.

Upon completion the system will not boot. http://mffonline.com/dell-dimension/dell-dimension-4600.php Quite often I will fit TWO in what is called a push/pull configuration. It keep restarting during the other cd, with memtest. But when I try booting to it I simply get a blank screen.

My computer doesn't get hot. Report wasjosh- Dec 15, 2008 at 10:38 PM I had to disable it in another menu after changing boot sequence. Also when replacing the battery make sure you are using one hand to hold a metal part of your computer case or have an electrostatic wrist strap on to avoid electrostatic http://mffonline.com/dell-dimension/dell-dimension-1100-b110-drivers.php I don't know if the super socal heat has fried my mother board or not and need some advice on how to problem solve this.

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I change it with another 250w that i have from home and still, no go. I can see 2 yellow lights on the motherboard are lit when the power supply is turned on. One pulls cool air in while the other pushes hot air out Aug 30, 2009 | HP Power supply ( eMachine Compaq&HP )... 3 Answers No power ok dandan, please tell If the problem persists, replace the diskette/CD-drive subsystem.

I'm pretty sure it's not the cpu that's overheating or causing a problem. Glad for this forum. No problems with boot. http://mffonline.com/dell-dimension/dell-dimension-4300-vs-dell-dimension-8100.php Rob Muir (rgmuir) said on 2011-02-12: #33 Actually was able to boot once successfully.

For idea #2 i don't have any idea what i can do to test this. Posted On: 09-16-2009, 08:37 PM . My computer when you get to the windows loading screen will shut down, but it can load into safe mode. As for price range, obviously the cheaper the better.

No weird beeping patterns on the initial boot up. I should also let you know that the computer was used by my uncle who like to vist porn sites and the computer was loaded with virus and everything before I Could you copy images of Desktop installation into /boot folder of Server installation, rerun "sudo update-grub". click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.

The problem is not as bad as when i had installed the drivers liek i mentioned above. View Related Posts . . When suddenly wow closed & the computer said "windows is shutting down" a few seconds later, fall down & go boom. Booting From Cd Shuts Off The Computer Whenever i boot from my windows xp pro cd to reinstall the os it shuts off the computer completely at a certain point.

The second one I posted today was from the Dell machine. I tried clicking and holding f8 prior to the Windows logo so I could access Safe Mode. I ran the built-in diag tool in the bios, but it could only run half the tests, because the diag utilies on the hd are erased. View Related Posts . .

I'm going in for another prime95 test this weekend in fear that the board got damaged again. From there remove all the memory sticks and put one in and try to boot.