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Installation freezes on logo MSI GL62 6QD

Post by bartosz185 » Sat Apr 21, 2018 4:01 pm

Hello, I have recovered windows 10 on my laptop and decided to install linux mint as a second operating system. I downloaded the system and created bootable usb (i have tried two pedrives and 2 applications to create bootable USB so it's not pendrive's fault), then i went to the boot options and chose usb drive. When i choose Install linux mint 18.3 it goes to the logo and freezes after couple seconds, i tried installing it in compatibility mode but it goes to the something like command prompt and that's it. I have never installed linux on this laptop before.

Laptop spec (MSI GL62 6QD):
Intel Core i5 6300HQ
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M
8GB RAM
1TB HDD

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Re: Installation freezes on logo MSI GL62 6QD

Post by catweazel » Sat Apr 21, 2018 7:24 pm

bartosz185 wrote:
Sat Apr 21, 2018 4:01 pm
Hello, I have recovered windows 10 on my laptop and decided to install linux mint as a second operating system.
Go into the BIOS and disable fast boot. Also boot Windows 10 and make sure you shut it down properly. Windows has a power option that lets it boot quickly. No linux can boot while that option is enabled.
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Re: Installation freezes on logo MSI GL62 6QD

Post by michael louwe » Sun Apr 22, 2018 3:57 am

@ bartosz185, .......
bartosz185 wrote:.
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For the Nvidia graphics card fix, please refer to ... viewtopic.php?f=46&t=122257
https://linuxmint.com/rel_sonya_cinnamon.php
For Nvidia, if still unsuccessful, try modprobe.blacklist=nouveau

http://www.rodsbooks.com/efi-bootloader ... ting-media
https://etcher.io/
(Creating EFI-Bootable USB Drives)
....... Note that pendrivelinux or Universal USB Installer only works for Legacy BIOS install, ie not UEFI; and Unetbootin may not work on USB 3.0 ports.
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For some guidance on dual-booting LM alongside Win 10/8.1 in UEFI and GPT-disk mode, please refer to .......
viewtopic.php?f=42&t=163126 (Tutorial for dual-booting UEFI computers)
http://linuxmint-installation-guide.rea ... en/latest/
https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2147295
https://sites.google.com/site/easylinux ... ct/windows
https://sites.google.com/site/easylinux ... nt-install
https://www.tecmint.com/install-linux-m ... uefi-mode/ (note step 17 - if Win 8.x/10 could not boot, <sudo update-grub>)
viewtopic.php?f=42&t=122276 (manual partitioning Tutorial for Legacy BIOS mode and MBR/ms-dos disks)[use as a guide]

Ensure that Secure Boot, Fast Boot and CSM(or Legacy BIOS) are disabled in BIOS setup, Fast Startup is disabled in Win 10/8.1(>Control Panel >Power options), the Live LM media(DVD or USB-stick) is booted in UEFI mode in BIOS setup.

To dual-boot, you only need to pre-shrink the Windows partition if you intend to use the manual "Something else" install method, ie no need to do so if you intend to use the automatic "install LM alongside Windows Boot Manager" method, which will be followed by the LM Installer auto-partitioning the disk and auto-installing the Linux Grub bootloader onto the Windows ESP. Only a root / and swap partition will be auto-created with a total default size of about 20GB. The user will be given the option to increase this default size by moving a slider on the colored Partition table, subject to the maximum available free space in the Windows partition.

For the "Something else" install method, manually partition the pre-shrunk free space accordingly, eg 50GB for /, 1.5X RAM size for Swap(at the end of this space) and 200GB for Home; and ensure that the "Device for boot loader installation" is the Windows EFI System Partition(= ESP = fat32/about 104MB/mount point is /boot/efi) which is usually dev/sda1.

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Re: Installation freezes on logo MSI GL62 6QD

Post by bartosz185 » Sun Apr 22, 2018 3:08 pm

I managed to get to the installation but now i get this :
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Re: Installation freezes on logo MSI GL62 6QD

Post by michael louwe » Mon Apr 23, 2018 3:42 am

@ bartosz185, .......
bartosz185 wrote:.
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Maybe this fix by rene or fabien85 applies in your case ... viewtopic.php?f=46&t=265792
viewtopic.php?f=46&t=263132

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