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I'm a big fan of Ubuntu. I've installed it on every computer I had. But they were always 32-bit computers. And I've never had an experience with 64-bit computers.

I've made a live USB and CD but with both I get the same error:

FIXING RECURSIVE FAULT BUT REBOOT IS NEEDED!

Hardware Specification:

  • Toshiba SDatellite L645D.
  • AMD Turion II P540 Dual-Core Processor.
  • 2.40 GHz.
  • 4.00 of RAM.
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similar question here reported your error - does the answer help? askubuntu.com/questions/38217/… –  fossfreedom Jun 22 '11 at 15:31
    
If you attempt to install the 32bit version, do you have the same issue? –  fossfreedom Jun 23 '11 at 22:26
    
could you explain how you get to the error message? How far in the installation did you get? –  Alvar Jun 23 '11 at 22:28

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This is a bug according to what I've read on Launchpad:

https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/775950

The very last comment dated 16.06.2011 from Felix Griewald claims to have sorted the problem.

Felix Griewald wrote on 2011-06-16:

I confirm that the bug appears to be fixed in Linux Kernel 2.6.39

I installed the Ubuntu mainline kernel v2.6.39-oneiric and you also need fgrlx 2:8.850 (you can use the Ubuntu-X ppa).

Tested on Lenovo Y560 Tested about 3 reboots without AC plugged in - it seams to work.

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thanks for the reply but thats not really helping me. I don't have ubuntu installed. I can't even load the live cd because I get that error. –  Carlos Zapata Jun 22 '11 at 15:43
    
Sorry Carlos, I misunderstood. Did you burn the .ISO at the slowest speed possible?, doing that ensures that the image quality is perfect. –  scouser73 Jun 22 '11 at 15:47

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