> The h/w is:
> AMD Athlon64 3200
> 2GB RAM
> Sil 3112A SATA controller
> ATI Radeon Express 200.
>> If I boot using the Ubuntu Live CD (5.10) for i386, it craps out when
> it wants to start X-windows. If I use the CD for AMD64 it stops when
> trying to "enter preinstallation session".
Have no idea about the AMD64 thing(dont have one), but try just
booting the live cd in text mode, ATI graphics cards have always been
a bitch for me, so starting without x would get you to a running
once you've got it installed you can then spend time fucking around with X.
The ubuntu installers text based anyway.
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