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Re: reinstallation with host machine - no success

From: Riccardo Mottola
Subject: Re: reinstallation with host machine - no success
Date: Tue, 25 Nov 2014 01:46:13 +0100
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Svante Signell wrote:
Which image did you use? And if using the latest image did you enable
network or not? I think you should use a known working image and install
without upgrading (i.e. no network) intil the install is completed. It
can happen that the latest sid version is broken (happened to me a few
I used:

which would be may 2014. I don't think there were network problems. As said, by using this second PC I had no troubles during installation.

It is very strange that on the original PC I get this continuous reboot.. as if GRUB was causing a problem?

Anyway today I tried again on the "host" pc. I got an fsck warning, fsck executed and I got to a root prompt! Cool!

Then I reboot... and my BIOS says that my setup is gone. BINGO!

Did you remember perhaps that I was signalling this problem with my old PC? if a a successful multi-user boot succeeded, my BIOS was botched.

Fine. Very fine. this can be reproduced on a different PC, different manufacturer, different CPU and much newer. Darn.


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