30025Re: [LINUX_Newbies] Laptops and notebooks
- Nov 1, 2011What does the partition table look like? What OSes and on what partitions
Using Kubuntu 11.10, 64-bit
On 1 November 2011 03:17, dc <d_coyle@...> wrote:
> My thanks to all who advised me about desktops. The new machine is
> running just fine.
> The current problem is that I bought a laptop as a present for a friend
> (HP Pavillion g6 - Costco special :-) ) and neither Opensuse nor Ubuntu
> will install.
> The interesting thing is that the Suse installer starts and configures
> with no trouble, but the actual installation reports inability to
> install the boot loader. Result is a dead machine.
> Can it be that there is some hard-wired demand for Microsoft in the
> Does anyone have any advice on things to try before I return the machine
> as malfunctioning?
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