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#1 2013-10-23 16:07:58

Tobu
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Crunchbang 11 Waldorf installation issues

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#2 2013-10-23 16:45:11

cup_of_squirrel
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From: New York City
Registered: 2013-08-29
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Re: Crunchbang 11 Waldorf installation issues

Last edited by cup_of_squirrel (2013-10-23 21:45:00)

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#3 2013-10-23 17:03:05

Tobu
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Re: Crunchbang 11 Waldorf installation issues

The laptop is a Lenovo B575e. I have been all over my BIOS and all through every setting. I have installed numerous distros and failed to install some aswell, regardless of the settings. Sometimes it just fails to boot, giving no errors, just not booting the USB with the distro on it. I have an option to select UEFI or Legacy or Both (then setting up boot priority) and I've also got CSM support.  It is a 64 bit computer but with only 4 gb of ram so I have also tried to install  some 32 bit distros, none of which have booted, again, regardless of the settings. So yeah, I'm pretty much running out of options here, which is why I tried to install Crunchbang without actually booting any USB or CD/DVD. Hope this clarified my problem abit

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#4 2013-10-23 17:32:32

cup_of_squirrel
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From: New York City
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Re: Crunchbang 11 Waldorf installation issues

Stick to Legacy in your BIOS.

You mentioned you have Mint running on your laptop... Or is nothing at all booting? It could be the bootloader or GRUB installed by Mint that is interfering with booting of other distros.

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#5 2013-10-23 17:37:23

Tobu
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Re: Crunchbang 11 Waldorf installation issues

Thanks for the suggestions, I will wipe the hard drive and try again.

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#6 2013-10-25 08:40:12

Tobu
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Re: Crunchbang 11 Waldorf installation issues

I wiped the hard drive and tried again, the liveUSB just will not boot. It will not even initiate the boot. If I go to the boot menu and select the USB HDD that I have #! on, the screen will simply go black for a moment, then return to the same screen. At this point I should mention that my main workstation is a Windows. I tried making the USB with both Universal-USB-Installer and unetbootin, neither of which worked. I tried both 64 and 32 bit .isos. I tried both Legacy and UEFI. I really don't know what to do anymore.

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#7 2013-10-25 09:54:44

benginm
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From: In a time-warp to 2002!
Registered: 2012-11-11
Posts: 488

Re: Crunchbang 11 Waldorf installation issues

have you reformat the USB! try as a fat32, or exfat  with the " Master Boot Record" option , then use the dd method!

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#8 2013-10-25 12:33:31

Tobu
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Re: Crunchbang 11 Waldorf installation issues

Just to clarify once again... at this moment I do not have an available linux system, because I wiped the hard drive. I only have access to a Windows computer. All this time I have been trying with a fat32 formatted USB.

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#9 2013-10-25 12:48:44

kozimodo
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Re: Crunchbang 11 Waldorf installation issues

I believe that unetbootin may be where you are going wrong.  Instead create your live USB using "sudo dd if=filename.iso of=/dev/usbdevice bs=4M; sync"

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#10 2013-10-25 13:33:13

Tobu
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Re: Crunchbang 11 Waldorf installation issues

For the third time, I only have access to a Windows computer. Mind you, I used BOTH Universal-USB-Installer AND unetbootin and NEITHER worked. Also, the SAME distros on my desktop computer boot fine from the SAME USB that fails on my laptop. I was, by the way, able to boot a Fedora live USB, created with Universal-USB-Installer, on the laptop for some odd reason, so because I have free time available right now, I will attempt to install Fedora, then use that to create the live USB with dd.

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#11 2013-10-25 14:06:56

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#12 2013-10-26 10:24:37

benginm
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Re: Crunchbang 11 Waldorf installation issues

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#13 2013-10-26 12:30:03

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Re: Crunchbang 11 Waldorf installation issues

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#14 2013-10-26 12:54:53

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Re: Crunchbang 11 Waldorf installation issues


- Ai! Aníron Undómiel. -
- Some things are certain. -
- Et Eärello Endorenna utúlien. Sinome maruvan ar Hildinyar tenn' Ambar-metta. -

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#15 2013-10-26 12:58:10

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Re: Crunchbang 11 Waldorf installation issues

Last edited by photonucleon (2013-10-26 12:58:26)


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#16 2013-10-26 13:04:55

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Re: Crunchbang 11 Waldorf installation issues

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#17 2013-10-26 15:30:18

photonucleon
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Re: Crunchbang 11 Waldorf installation issues

Good luck smile


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- Some things are certain. -
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#18 2013-10-26 19:23:47

zubcho81
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From: Sofia, Bulgaria
Registered: 2012-08-12
Posts: 209

Re: Crunchbang 11 Waldorf installation issues

I think your image file (iso) is corrupted. Download it via torrent client and check it for consistency, before making the bootable usb. 2 days ago I've reinstalled my system, and everything was smooth and clean, with the 32 bit install iso. Do not use the non-pae version. It will be the same as the pae version. The difference is only the kernel that it is using. Your CPU will be not recognized as 3 or 4 cores if you use non-pae version. It will be recognized as single core CPU. This is not good at all smile

Last edited by zubcho81 (2013-10-26 19:25:29)


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