xot wrote:I could not find anything in the BIOS setting that looked like I could set the SATA DVD drive from AHCI/RAID to IDE/Compatibility mode.
xot wrote:I don't think that switching the dvd-drive to another SATA port is going to be the solution. If the SATA port settings were the problem, I should have been able to boot from USB.
gold_finger wrote:Did some more searching. Think your problem may be related to changing one or more of the boot parameters. See this page for info: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BootO ... Parameters.
Have a feeling it's related to using "acpi=off", "nodmraid", or both of those when booting. Try first by adding "acpi=off". If doesn't boot, then try with only "nodmraid". Still no go, then try both.
gold_finger wrote:What is the exact brand and model number of your computer?
gold_finger wrote:Do you know if it is using integrated graphics, or does it have a separate graphics card attached?
gold_finger wrote:Do you know if your graphics are Nvidia, AMD, ATI, or Intel based? And (if you know it) what is the model of the graphics card or integrated graphics?
gold_finger wrote:If you built the computer yourself, what is the exact motherboard model you used?
gold_finger wrote:According to this person, just adding "nomodeset" (without quotes) to the boot parameters solved the problem. Try that.
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