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I have problem with my DVD drive. It's corrupted and when I'm trying to install Ubuntu it stucks (even with the miniISO)

I was able to successfully start the OS from system rescue CD.

I'd like to have a possibility to copy minimum information from CD and instead of it download the most files from the internet because my DVD drive won't manage it and stucks.

I can't use USB installation, my laptop doesn't support it.

I succeeded according to this guide and downloaded netboot files. I copied files and directories to my /boot directory on /dev/sda1 partition and performed the steps in the guide.

linux /boot/linux
initrd /boot/initrd.gz

After the command boot in Grub and in the process of installing the base system I got this error

Configuring linux-image-3.5.0-26-generic
Unable to install the selected kernel
An error was returned while trying to install the kernel into the target system.
Kernel package: 'linux-generic'.
Check /var/log/syslog or see virtual console 4 for the details.


Did I something wrong? Can I repair this error?

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Tell us the what you see from tty4 (press alt + f4) – warl0ck Apr 3 '13 at 13:53
@warl0ck I appended /var/log/syslog file to the question. – xralf Apr 3 '13 at 15:18
@slafat01 Yes 12.10, the exact links to files are in the question. – xralf Apr 3 '13 at 15:46
I see this in the syslog - "This kernel does not support a non-PAE CPU." You may have to install the 'linux-image-3.5.0-26-generic-pae' package instead, and use that for the kernel. – slafat01 Apr 3 '13 at 15:49
@slafat01 Is there a link to download that file and use it in Grub? Or the only option is to install the deb package? I don't have working system now, I'm on rescuecd and it has Gentoo Linux. – xralf Apr 3 '13 at 16:37

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