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Re: Linux Mint USB stick boot problems

Postby p1on » Sun Nov 05, 2017 6:22 pm

This is what pops up just before it reboots when booting Linux..

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Re: Linux Mint USB stick boot problems

Postby michael louwe » Mon Nov 06, 2017 2:09 am

@ p1on, .......

p1on wrote: .

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acpi is related to power management or power options. Try the fix at this link ... viewtopic.php?t=114697

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Re: Linux Mint USB stick boot problems

Postby p1on » Mon Nov 06, 2017 6:58 am

acpi=off and nolapic did not work.

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Re: Linux Mint USB stick boot problems

Postby michael louwe » Mon Nov 06, 2017 10:01 am

@ p1on, .......

p1on wrote: .

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Can you try booting a Live LM DVD.?

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Re: Linux Mint USB stick boot problems

Postby ClixTrix » Mon Nov 06, 2017 11:15 am

If you've added a graphics video card to the system, especially nvidia, remove the card and try a test using the onboard Intel graphics.
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Re: Linux Mint USB stick boot problems

Postby p1on » Mon Nov 06, 2017 11:28 am

Same thing with a DVD (was a usb drive though)

Don't have a GPU installed

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Re: Linux Mint USB stick boot problems

Postby ClixTrix » Mon Nov 06, 2017 11:55 am

Try "Load Optimized Defaults" in Bios, and Save-Exit. That's generally recommended with cleared CMOS and does occasionally fix instability problems on Gigabyte boards.
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Re: Linux Mint USB stick boot problems

Postby p1on » Mon Nov 06, 2017 12:01 pm

Done it many times.

Wonder why Windows 10 booted before but not anymore..?

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Re: Linux Mint USB stick boot problems

Postby mr_raider » Mon Nov 06, 2017 12:25 pm

Search the forum for ryzen issues. That particular baord (gigabyte x370) seems to have given several people headaches.

You can try going with very "conservative settings:: disable everything like IOMMU, SVM, C6, and set everything to BIOS controlled instead of OS. I don't how your BIOS is configured, but there should be ACPI options to disable or power management settings.

FYI I'm running a 1700x + MSI b350 with no issues.


EDIT: massive brain fart. That's a z370 board. forget everything I wrote
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Re: Linux Mint USB stick boot problems

Postby ClixTrix » Mon Nov 06, 2017 12:58 pm

I've been searching for "PXSX" to determine which device(s) is involved.

I see from specs the board has two LAN ports and there are two ACPI events. Can you try to disable those in BIOS for test. Could be something else, but that's at least a starting point.
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Re: Linux Mint USB stick boot problems

Postby p1on » Mon Nov 06, 2017 3:41 pm

Disabled two LAN controllers and got this:

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Re: Linux Mint USB stick boot problems

Postby ClixTrix » Mon Nov 06, 2017 4:37 pm

Well, I would try disabling everything hardware that is non-essential in BIOS and disconnect and uninstall any/all add-on cards for a test.

Also, if you are using USB keyboard and mouse, are both working in Bios setup? Are both connected to the Yellow USB ports adjacent to the PS2 connector? Don't use the USB 3.0 Blue or Red.... not that that should normally be a problem. Are you booting the flash from USB Red or Blue or have you tried switching ports?

Have you confirmed that you can't boot Win10 install from flash now as well?

Have you tried running MEMTEST86?
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Re: Linux Mint USB stick boot problems

Postby p1on » Mon Nov 06, 2017 4:40 pm

-only using usb keyboard.
-i have tried swapping ports.
-also connected the front usb ports today.. same thing with those
-can't boot windows either.

got 2 new sticks of ram.. been using memtest on them all day

*tested wireless mouse.. works in bios

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Re: Linux Mint USB stick boot problems

Postby ClixTrix » Mon Nov 06, 2017 9:23 pm

Could you please post some specs on Power Supply you're using.

Have you check voltages and temps in BIOS for any problems?

So, you can run MEMTEST86 for hours, but can't boot WIN10 install from flash drive? What happens on the WIN10 attempt? Are all your attempts to boot Mint the current 18.2 x64?

Also, when you disabled everything in BIOS did you disable the SATA and the M.2 Slots?
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Re: Linux Mint USB stick boot problems

Postby p1on » Tue Nov 07, 2017 3:38 am

My PSU:
http://www.corsair.com/en-eu/tx750w

When I try to boot Windows 10 with WinSetupFromUSB 1.8 the loading bar goes through twice and then reboots.
With a "normal" win10 stick the auros logo just shows up and i get a reboot.
On my old PC loading bar just goes through once and starts the installation.

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p1on wrote:Using MultiBoot I get grub to load instead when trying to boot ubuntu and mint.

Windows with WinSetupFromUSB 1.8 loads "two bars" at the bottom and then reboots.
On my old computer the bar just loads once but slower and then boots the windows installer.

With Rufus + Windows and UEFI load I get a reboot.
Non UEFI gives the a screen that says "reboot and select proper boot device".
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All my Linux attempts are with:
linuxmint-18.2-cinnamon-64bit
ubuntu-17.10-desktop-amd64

Can't find a setting to disable m.2

This is what i get when I disabled everything I could find in BIOS:

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Re: Linux Mint USB stick boot problems

Postby p1on » Tue Nov 07, 2017 7:05 am

Tried my old Windows 10 SSD.
Just a reboot like everything else :cry:

Is it time to replace the motherboard?
Or could it be my PSU? It is rather old..

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Re: Linux Mint USB stick boot problems

Postby ClixTrix » Tue Nov 07, 2017 9:49 am

The early messages made me think hardware or perhaps a kernel problem.

The MODSIGN message makes me think SECURE BOOT is enabled, which needs to be disabled and keys cleared. If I recall, a failure in Secure Boot process can cause reboot to occur.

The fact that the system begins to boot and suddenly resets also makes me think power or hardware defect. If it were cooling, I'd expect a power-down. That PSU looks good in specs. How old is it and do the voltages look good in BIOS Setup? A weak 12V rail would be bad.

I think you've covered all those except the PSU, so a replacement board isn't a bad idea.

Is this your post at Gigabyte Forum?

http://forum.gigabyte.us/thread/2523/gaming-7-linux-usb

Have you tried install from an older version of Mint, 17.3 or 18.0?

Edit: I did more checking this morning on those ACPI messages. I'm seeing some suggestions that those messages began appearing in the 4.9 kenrel and aren't realy a problem. Hmmm......
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Re: Linux Mint USB stick boot problems

Postby p1on » Tue Nov 07, 2017 9:51 am

Voltages look good in BIOS.
It's from 2008.
Haven't tried older versions.

...yeah, that's me :oops:

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Re: Linux Mint USB stick boot problems

Postby p1on » Tue Nov 07, 2017 10:15 am

Contacted the shop about a board replacement. Let's hope that fixes it.
Thank you very much for all the help :D

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Re: Linux Mint USB stick boot problems

Postby ClixTrix » Tue Nov 07, 2017 10:26 am

OK....the fact that you're the only one with the problem makes me think it isn't BIOS or something widely known.

Since your board only supports (officially) Coffee Lake CPUs, I know kernel support starts with 4.13, and Yes that is what Ubuntu 16.10 has. However, my Ryzen full support starts with 4.10 and yet I was able to install 17.3 for early tests.

I still think that sudden reset/reboot during startup suggests a hardware problem. I'm thinking processor load related and drawing more power, as you can boot MEMTES86. Since it's getting worse with Win10 now involved, might need to get the board out of the case to eliminate shorts and test and recheck processor heatsink mount.

While the PSU specs look good, the age has me concerned. I generally replace power supplies around that age, just to avoid problems. Might open it to check for swelling or leakage on the capacitors.

Edit: This is interesting. If you try it, go to the bottom of the post to find the correct syntax.... missing "i"

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