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Problem with 2.6.37 installation
Yesteday, stimulated by Nicolas Wolovick's message, I tried again to install
ubuntu with kernel 2.6.37 on my ac100, on which was installed, in the
phh's latest ubuntu (which I installed following the instructions given
on the page
<http://salaliitto.com/%7Egildean/ac100/wiki/phh/>). I followed closely
the instructions given
on the README file of the page
for an internal installation on the largest partition of the internal
Alas, I did not succeed. At the beginning all went well, except, maybe,
/script:init-top/plymouth: line 19 /sbin/plymouthd not found
line 20 /bin/plymouth not found
just before the ubuntu installer started. But nevertheless, the ubuntu
installer started in graphic mode,
asking for the language, the country, the keyboard configuration,
my name, password, ...
But then an error message appeared, in French (I make here an
approximate English translation):
"Sorry, the installer met an error. Report it to
and asking to join the files /var/log/syslog and /var/log/partman.
I tried then to work in console mode (with Control-Alt-F3 or F4), but
I had chosen was not recognized, I could not log in and had to restart
So I was unable to look at the files /var/log/syslog and /var/log/partman.
After reboot, the installer did not continue its job, instead there was
an endless cycle of junk on the screen,
which I stopped by removing the battery and the external source of
I tried again and again, at least 10 times, each time flashing again the
installer on part 6, putting
the ubuntu tarball on an usb key (I even tried two different usb keys,
and also an sdcard). No success!
Sometimes, the installer was stuck just after the keyboard
configuration, with the mouse pointer frozen,
sometimes I got again the "Sorry, the installer met an error" message.
Once I even tried not to configure the keyboard, letting
the default US keyboard, with no more success.
Finally I reinstalled on my ac100 phh's latest, which works rather well:
with it I did not observe any
instability of the wifi: on my ac100 the wifi is very stable and works
perfectly. I got once or twice,
in one month of use, a breakdown (mouse pointer frozen, nothing
responding), but that occcured rarely.
Now I have to install again the software I had on my ac100 before this
attempt (my personal files were
safely copied on my main computer, I lost nothing).
I do not say that the installation of kernel 2.6.37 does not work, since
it worked fine for Nicolas Wolovick,
I just indicate that on my ac100, I was unable to make it work, probably
it is my fault, but I do not see
what I did wrong.
Best regards to all,