I have used Ubuntu before on my previous laptop, after getting a new laptop I would like to install Ubuntu onto it, but I'm running into some major issues.
Firstly when I put the boot disk in it loads up fine until it gets to the try ubuntu / install ubuntu menu, at this point it freezes. After about 20 minutes or so the screen goes black and the line below keeps reappearing:
sd 2:0:0:0: > [sdb] asking for cache data failed sd 2:0:0:0: > [sdb] assuming drive cache write though
It will repeat to print these messages over and over. When I take out the installation disk and reboot my laptop to start Windows 7, it says this:
no partition exists grub rescue
This is really aggravating as my laptop is now unusable till this is fixed. Please help me!