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I'm trying to install an old ubuntu-10.04.4-server-amd64.iso on a custom machine, which uses a vortex86 processor. The installation works fine, but it can't install a kernel.

"No installable Kernel was found in the defined APT sources"

I continued and finished the installation without installing a kernel.

Then I tried to switch to a virtual shell for executing apt-install linux-image-generic (seen in this guide), but there's no package named so. The fun story is that with the lubuntu-10.04-desktop-i386.iso everything works well with the i386 image...! Now I've got a base system without kernel.

I've also got a custom package from the vendor: linux-image-2.6.34.10-vortex86-sg_1.3_i386.deb. But, there's a way to install this kernel without booting (like starting a live and chrooting on the target system)?

Thanks.

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I'm not sure why the 64 bit installer even booted up, since it seems this is only a 32 bit cpu. You said the 32 bit version works, so stick with that.

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