[ubuntu] Hanging on install problem and question - how do I disable ACPI/splah screen

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http://ubuntuforums.org – Hello, I've been having nothing but problems attempting to install (from DVD) both Mythbuntu (which I gave up on) and Ubuntu 12.04. The machine already has an active Windows 7 partition but I'm trying to install Ubuntu to an entirely free partition on the same physical drive. In both cases, the installation hangs during the 'Where are you' screen. Some of the google search results I came up with advise disabling the ACPI option (under F6 boot options) as well as the splash screen. How then, in the context of the CD/DVD installation flow/process does one disable the splash screen? Ulti (Hardware)