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Yet another “Computer won't boot from Ubuntu Install Media” question

I've been banging my head against a wall. I have an older machine with a Gigabyte P35-DS3L motherboard. For some reason it'll boot other installs from USB and CD/DVD-ROM, but not Ubuntu. (Tried ...
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I cannot install Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS because it cannot mount the CD drive

I tried installing Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS, and it doesn't work. Well, it does, until the third step, in which it says it cannot mount the CD-ROM drive and tells me to insert the installation disk. I ...
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My Ubuntu 12.04 installed DVD-RW recorder PATA as SCSI

Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit installed DVD-RW recorder PATA as SCSI. My DVD-RW recorder is in /dev/sr0 as SCSI. I opened Disk Management and my IDE PATA drive is installed as SCSI. I can't use this drive ...
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Installer asks me to insert installation CD that is already in the CD drive [closed]

I am trying to do a clean install of 11.04 (server). in the middle of the install I get the request to insert "Ubuntu-Server 11.04 Natty Narwhal - Release i386 (20110426)" in the /media/cdrom drive. ...
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Boot failure on installation from a burned iso image

I'm encountering boot failure while trying to install a Linux distro from a CD. I'm using an older PC; here are its specs: HP Pavilion a255c 2.66GHz CPU, 512MB RAM with a BIOS revision of 6/30/2003 ...