Powernowd preventing install

Asked by Dave Hope on 2006-11-12

I am at the stage where I want/need to re-install Ubuntu. Upgrading from Breezy-Dapper-Edgy and moving hard drives has left my install a big fragmented, and I wish to move to the x86 version as opposed to amd64.

However, I am at the mercy of bug 48792. Upon booting the liveCD, the system locks and I cannot proceed any further. So, my support question is:

Is it possible to disable powernowd prior to install? As soon as it starts, my system locks.



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williamts99 (williamts99) said : #1

Have you tried using the alternate install CD which uses a text based installer instead of the regular LiveCD?

Dave Hope (dave-davehope) said : #2

Hadn't tried that. Downloading the alternate image now. Will update you if that works. In the mean time, if anyone has any other suggestions i'd love to hear them.

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