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install error, cant "find" root partition

Postby kej23 on Mon Dec 23, 2013 11:59 am

I'm running the live-installer, but every time I get stuck when I have choosen the disk on which I want to install:

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What do I do here? I really didn't want to manually partition the hard-drives, but it seems like thats my only option? Is there a neat little "trick" to solve this? It would really save my Christmas :)
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Re: install error, cant "find" root partition

Postby Monsta on Mon Dec 23, 2013 12:02 pm

Right-click on the line where /dev/sda1 is -> Set as /
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Re: install error, cant "find" root partition

Postby kej23 on Mon Dec 23, 2013 12:13 pm

thank you so much! Its working now! I've been using Linux for 10 years but I've never experienced a catch like this;)
Is there an "easy" way to setup FDE, or does it require manual partitioning?
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Re: install error, cant "find" root partition

Postby Monsta on Mon Dec 23, 2013 12:29 pm

Yeah, I've seen people complaining that it's not intuitive... and it's really not, I agree :)
What is FDE?
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Re: install error, cant "find" root partition

Postby kej23 on Mon Dec 23, 2013 4:08 pm

Full Disk Encryption. Its standard on many other distroes, but I havn't seen anything about it during the install. Usually its during the partitioning you set it up...
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Re: install error, cant "find" root partition

Postby Monsta on Mon Dec 23, 2013 10:51 pm

IIRC this particular installer doesn't support it.
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