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by mahadevbk
Sun Oct 28, 2012 10:28 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: <SOLVED>unable to boot / install on an UEFI / SSD/ Core i5
Replies: 1
Views: 376

Re: <SOLVED>unable to boot / install on an UEFI / SSD/ Core

Unplugged all hard drives except the ssd. plugged the ssd into a sata 3 slot instead of the sata 6. Mint installed flawlessly. Turns out the cd rom drive which was originally in a sata 6 port was the issue. Now the cd rom drive is connected to a sata3 slot and the hdds are on sata 6 glad to be back ...
by mahadevbk
Thu Sep 20, 2012 2:18 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Dualboot W7 Mint; can't boot Mint anymore
Replies: 9
Views: 953

Re: Dualboot W7 Mint; can't boot Mint anymore

hi Andrea,
live boot using "system rescue cd" with the option to boot to an existing linux system on the hard drive.
Once you are in mint, install grub or burg.
hope this helps.
by mahadevbk
Thu Sep 20, 2012 1:27 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: <SOLVED>unable to boot / install on an UEFI / SSD/ Core i5
Replies: 1
Views: 376

<SOLVED>unable to boot / install on an UEFI / SSD/ Core i5

Hi, I've built a asus p9z77v-pro + intel core i5 3550 ivy bridge + 120gb ssd as a primary drive. Try as i might, I am unable to boot into any flavour of mint. The screen hangs with a blinking cursor or it begins to boot and shows some kind of sata error and hangs. I have tried booting with a usb dri...
by mahadevbk
Fri Apr 22, 2011 12:01 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Live usb on the new 11 inch Macbook Air
Replies: 2
Views: 766

Live usb on the new 11 inch Macbook Air

Hi. I've been trying to get a live usb working on my new macbook air (the 11 inch one)...but have had no success. The laptop has 64gb fixed SSD and i'd like to leave the SSD the way it is and use a live USB to get onto Mint. I have used the Ubuntu website and gone through all the prescribed proceedu...

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