Installation hangs on select hard drive screen

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lizbeth
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Installation hangs on select hard drive screen

Post by lizbeth » Sat Apr 05, 2014 6:48 pm

I'll be back in a moment hopefully with an output of live installer run in a terminal. That is if my machine doesn't lock up again. i installed gpart in an effort to help this problem.

more to follow.

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Re: Installation hangs on select hard drive screen

Post by lizbeth » Sat Apr 05, 2014 6:50 pm

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this is where it locks up my system
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Re: Installation hangs on select hard drive screen

Post by lizbeth » Sat Apr 05, 2014 6:52 pm

yup my install locked up there again

this is all i have from the terminal

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gksudo /usr/bin/live-installer
glibtop: Non-standard uts for running kernel:
release 3.11-2-amd64=3.11.0 gives version code 199424

Color: #550000
Image: /usr/share/live-installer/timezone/timezone_-10.0.png
Coords: 211.0 173.0
Closest timezone America/New_York
Color: #ff2a2a
Image: /usr/share/live-installer/timezone/timezone_-5.0.png
Color: #ff2a2a
Image: /usr/share/live-installer/timezone/timezone_-5.0.png



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i hve no idea whats wrong. it only cause a problem with linux mint debian or reg linux mint. other limux distros is no problem

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Re: Installation hangs on select hard drive screen

Post by GokyMint » Tue Apr 08, 2014 1:33 pm

I have the exact same problem and I would like to know how to fix it.I've been trying to install it for last 3 days (cinnamon/mate doesn't matter same hangs)and I'm loosing my mind.

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Re: Installation hangs on select hard drive screen

Post by lizbeth » Wed Apr 09, 2014 8:57 pm

i d/l an earlier version of lmde and upgraded the packages. since i have a 50 mbps connection, i dont mind the extra step of upgrading a years worth of updates...

look here [url]
http://www.linuxmint.com/rel_debian_whatsnew.php
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Re: Installation hangs on select hard drive screen

Post by dupek » Tue Jul 08, 2014 12:38 pm

I had that problem too and, after 4 days of "fighting with", I give up. It does have problems with raid drives. Too bad as I like the debian mint.

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Re: Installation hangs on select hard drive screen

Post by dupek » Wed Jul 09, 2014 9:02 am

I had that problem and solved in radical way - reformated with MBR. I am not suggesting that this is the right way, as you will loose everything on hdd. If you have win7 or win 8 then you have GPT partition that Mint can not handle ( at this time). Just wait for improved version.

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