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disk error 80

Postby ti479 on Fri Jun 12, 2009 3:13 am

hello can someone please tell me what disk error 80 is? i get this error on both my desktop and my laptop when i try to test or install mint 6 or 7. mint 5 however seems to be ok but i really want to try the new one so any help or experience is appreciated.
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Re: disk error 80

Postby emorrp1 on Fri Jun 12, 2009 5:43 pm

according to http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=220087 disk error 80 usually means your BIOS is broken, you may need to re-flash it somehow to get the latest versions to work. It is strange that you can get mint 5 though.
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