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by ewblen
Mon Feb 19, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Mint 18.3 64 bit AMD E2+Radeon R2 filesystem corruption soon after install. HP 245 G6 laptop.
Replies: 12
Views: 1920

Re: Mint 18.3 64 bit AMD E2+Radeon R2 filesystem corruption soon after install. HP 245 G6 laptop.

Thanks René, I'll play it safe for now. I took your advice to add amd_iommu=off to grub defaults. Adding to the badness of the problem, I'm pretty sure that the filesystem on a backup drive that I was restoring files from got damaged as well. Fortunately the laptop I'm migrating from is still workin...
by ewblen
Mon Feb 19, 2018 4:36 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Mint 18.3 64 bit AMD E2+Radeon R2 filesystem corruption soon after install. HP 245 G6 laptop.
Replies: 12
Views: 1920

Re: Mint 18.3 64 bit AMD E2+Radeon R2 filesystem corruption soon after install. HP 245 G6 laptop.

Thanks Rene, Good news:using amd_iommu=off is working (so far). I'm slightly scared to turn it off for 4.13 kernel. If it is easy for you can you point out how you're sure it is OK. (otherwise I can search through LKML...) Reason I'm scared is that the final time I booted without iommu off to gather...
by ewblen
Sun Feb 18, 2018 4:40 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Mint 18.3 64 bit AMD E2+Radeon R2 filesystem corruption soon after install. HP 245 G6 laptop.
Replies: 12
Views: 1920

Re: Mint 18.3 64 bit AMD E2+Radeon R2 filesystem corruption soon after install. HP 245 G6 laptop.

Ah well, it looks like this issue was discussed on LKML in April last year:
Thread start: "AMD IOMMU causing filesystem corruption" https://www.spinics.net/lists/kernel/msg2480782.html
by ewblen
Sun Feb 18, 2018 6:30 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Mint 18.3 64 bit AMD E2+Radeon R2 filesystem corruption soon after install. HP 245 G6 laptop.
Replies: 12
Views: 1920

Re: Mint 18.3 64 bit AMD E2+Radeon R2 filesystem corruption soon after install. HP 245 G6 laptop.

System: Host: mint Kernel: 4.10.0-38-generic x86_64 (64 bit) Desktop: Cinnamon 3.6.6 Distro: Linux Mint 18.3 Sylvia Machine: System: HP (portable) product: HP 245 G6 Notebook PC Mobo: HP model: 8324 v: 22.24 Bios: American Megatrends v: F.20 date: 11/07/2017 CPU: Dual core AMD E2-9000e RADEON R2 4 C...
by ewblen
Sun Feb 18, 2018 6:28 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Mint 18.3 64 bit AMD E2+Radeon R2 filesystem corruption soon after install. HP 245 G6 laptop.
Replies: 12
Views: 1920

Re: Mint 18.3 64 bit AMD E2+Radeon R2 filesystem corruption soon after install. HP 245 G6 laptop.

Yes I have verified the download. I now have a 700K log file gathered over ssh. After a while, get this kind of thing... [ 1721.024680] AMD-Vi: Completion-Wait loop timed out [ 1721.204878] AMD-Vi: Completion-Wait loop timed out [ 1721.392804] AMD-Vi: Completion-Wait loop timed out [ 1721.580857] AM...
by ewblen
Sat Feb 17, 2018 8:47 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Mint 18.3 64 bit AMD E2+Radeon R2 filesystem corruption soon after install. HP 245 G6 laptop.
Replies: 12
Views: 1920

Mint 18.3 64 bit AMD E2+Radeon R2 filesystem corruption soon after install. HP 245 G6 laptop.

Greetings, Installing Mint 18.3 Cinnamon 64 bit on to a HP 245 G6 Notebook PC https://support.hp.com/hk-en/document/c05480842 It is the version with AMD E2-9000e processor and Radeon R2 GPU. The install goes fine into free space created from shrunk Win 10 partition. UEFI boot as usual these days, Wi...

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