must be very significant, but not sure how to respond. GParted will give you some further details of root and mount points, orgrub-probe: error: cannot find a device for /.
sudo sfdisk -l
/dev/sda1: UUID="51781c8f-d328-4e41-b334-478be5aff4a6" TYPE="ext4"
/dev/sda5: UUID="518cd908-519d-42e8-928f-47854890907f" TYPE="swap"
To the best of my knowledge, that's only used by a liveCD, not by an installed operating system - see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Squashfs. So it looks like there's been a failure during the installation process and the squashed files haven't been un-wrapped. Can you see what, if any, folders / files you have on sda1? Have you got the usual bin boot dev etc home lib ...?/dev/loop0: TYPE-"squashfs"
sudo mount /dev/sda1 /mnt
sudo grub-install --root-directory=/mnt /dev/sda
Screen resolution - 1920 x 1200
Processor make - Intel
CPU family - Pentium M
Processor speed - 1.7 GHz
Number of cores - Single-core
timindaburgh wrote:I thought I would try to replace the hard drive to see if the LM8 install would work - no dice.
is the source of all the problems. It's a compressed file, so isn't recognised for mounting/booting. Try the long term support version Isadora./dev/loop0: TYPE-"squashfs"
HughT wrote:I think you need to do a fresh install. I believe theis the source of all the problems. It's a compressed file, so isn't recognised for mounting/booting. Try the long term support version Isadora./dev/loop0: TYPE-"squashfs"
timindaburgh wrote:Thanks in advance for any suggestions.
Yes, you're right - I wasn't thinking it through.I think the squashfs entry is a red herring.
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