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I downloaded Ubuntu 14.04LTS and burned a dvd. I then booted on that dvd and ran the install on a newly formatted hard drive with fat32. The hard drive used to have windows XP and is a Maxtor 80 GB ATA/133 HDD. Install finished and rebooted on the hard drive and a black screen came up with:

[17.016035] [drm:drm_crtc_helper_set_config] *ERROR* failed to set mode on [crtcilo]
[17.016038] fbcon_init: detected unhandled fb_set_par error, error code -22
[17.016119] [drm:drm_crtc_helper_set_config] *ERROR* failed to set mode on [crtcilo]

Then I get the ubuntu desktop but the mouse nor the keyboard works. Nothing happens-- till I hold in the reset button or pull the plug. I tried reinstalling and an error came up for some add-on would have to be installed manually later.
What is going on here?

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What did you choose as an install method? –  Virusboy May 26 at 3:31
    
While the hard drive does belong in a museum, I suspect your problem lies elsewhere - I'd guess in the graphics stack, since drm and fbcon refer to bits of the graphics subsystem. To that end, you may want to give information on the rest of your system. –  Journeyman Geek May 26 at 3:56
    
Virusboy: I booted the computer from the ubuntu dbd I burned. I was able to use Firefox to see instructions. Then I clicked the install now box. First try I selected download updates and delete existing operating system. Second try, downloads not selected. –  user285313 May 30 at 0:11
    
Journeyman Geek: I was trying to avoid giving my computer info because this install is with my computer. I plan to put the ubuntu hard drive in another computer after it is working. The maxtor drive is unplugged right now. I unhooked the present drive when using the Maxtor drive. See next message –  user285313 May 30 at 0:24
    
System Information report written at: 05/29/14 20:17:25 [System Summary] XP Pro Version 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3 Build 2600 Manufacturer HP Pavilion 061 System Model RC652AA-ABA a1610n Processor x86 Family 15 Model 75 Stepping 2 AuthenticAMD ~2204 Mhz BIOS Version/Date Phoenix Technologies, LTD 3.07, 8/2/2006 SMBIOS Version 2.4 Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume1 Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2111)" Total Physical Memory 1,024.00 MB Available Physical Memory 344.12 MB Total Virtual Memory 2.00 GB Available Virtual Memory 1.96 GB Page File Space 2.26 GB –  user285313 May 30 at 0:31

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