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#1 2013-10-16 05:53:53

hoodsey
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From: Sierra Vista, AZ
Registered: 2013-10-15
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Installing and hanging during installation log generation.

Alright, loving #!, I've tried both 32 and 64 bit on a very dated system (Biostar Socket 754 motherboard, Athlon 64 3700+ CPU, 2GB RAM, 80GB SATA drive, and a GeForce 256MB 8600GTS), and when using the guided partitioning, using separate partitions for everything, I get to the installation log generation, and it hangs.

While I can reboot, and boot normally, I don't feel "right" by doing this knowing the installation hung.

However, when I use the first time user option (one partition), it completes successfully. I'm thinking it may just be a HDD issue (as it IS a very old 7200 RPM mechnical drive). At first I thought it may have been due to the DDoS attacks on the repos... but others have had success installing during the time of the attacks.

Any suggestions?

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#2 2013-10-16 15:28:30

Sector11
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Re: Installing and hanging during installation log generation.

Just a suggestion:

  1. /dev/sda1 = /root = 15GB

  2. /dev/sda2 = /home = 15GB

  3. /dev/sda3 = /swap = 1GB

  4. /dev/sda4 = extended partition

  5. /dev/sda5 = /media/MyData (change MyData to anything you want) = ±49GB

use "/media/MyData" for your documents, videos music etc etc

If you ever have to reinstall your OS, /media/MyData just needs to be mounted and all you stuff is still there.

Last edited by Sector11 (2013-10-16 15:29:00)


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