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by dex19dt
Fri Aug 16, 2013 10:38 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: unable to install Mint due EFI
Replies: 6
Views: 1455

Re: unable to install Mint due EFI

Thank you very much kc1di, I finally made it. I followed the instructions on the link and found out that I can actually boot the liveDVD in two modes (UEFI and Legacy, the former is the default) When I booted in Legacy mode the installation went just fine. Thank you and thanks to WharfRat that help ...
by dex19dt
Thu Aug 15, 2013 8:15 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: unable to install Mint due EFI
Replies: 6
Views: 1455

unable to install Mint due EFI

Well, Some days ago I posted a thread here: http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=46&t=142095 I tried a lot of things since then but still am not able to install linux on my laptop. I uninstalled openSuse to test Linux Mint and now I ended up with none. My laptop has EFI, but the BIOS Lega...
by dex19dt
Sat Aug 10, 2013 2:45 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: grub error after installing Mint 15
Replies: 6
Views: 2717

Re: grub error after installing Mint 15

Thank you again WharfRat , I reinstalled Mint and then followed your steps. The error remains the same. I really don't get it, the grub-install and update went well, no error message. In the middle of despair, I tried to create the content grub was requiring ( /boot/grub/i386-pc/normal.mod). In the ...
by dex19dt
Sat Aug 10, 2013 1:09 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: grub error after installing Mint 15
Replies: 6
Views: 2717

Re: grub error after installing Mint 15

Thank you WharfRat, Answering your questions: This very moment it has the openSuse again, though I can try Mint again if there's something I can do. About UEFI, I don't think the laptop has it, but I'm not sure, it's an HP Pavillion G4-2119BR. Since it came with Win 7 and I had no problems to instal...
by dex19dt
Sat Aug 10, 2013 12:18 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: grub error after installing Mint 15
Replies: 6
Views: 2717

grub error after installing Mint 15

I tried to install Linux Mint 15 on my laptop. The HD had this partitions: sda1 - NTFS for Windows (100 MB default) sda2 - NTFS for Windows (C:) sda3 - NTFS for Windows and eventually Linux (D:) sda4 - the extended partition for my openSuse installation sda5 - swap sda6 - EXT4 for Linux root sda7 - ...

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