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[SOLVED] can not install to hdd

Post by dupek » Wed Jul 02, 2014 1:44 pm

This is second Debian distro that I try install to hdd and can not pass the hdd options - just hung up. It will install to USB. I had that problem with other Debian distro - Solydx. Look like the sata raid drivers are missing. I remeber have Linux mint 17 installed and did not had that issue. Any solutions?. Guys at SolydX could not solved.Thanks.
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Re: can not install to hdd

Post by Neil Edmond » Wed Jul 02, 2014 1:53 pm

What, exactly, is the hardware configuration you are trying to install on?

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Re: can not install to hdd

Post by dupek » Wed Jul 02, 2014 2:24 pm

I assume that you are asking for hdd. It is Sata 500g. I have installed win7 and Debian distro MX14.2. I did took down the Kali and Debian. Kali works fine and Debian did not work after install - video problems. Laptop have AMD chipset. This is second distro that can not install to hdd. The other with the problem (SolydXk) install to USB fine but not hdd. The installation just choke when goes to pick devices. Does list my hdd and USB drive.

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Re: can not install to hdd

Post by gtsfer » Wed Jul 02, 2014 3:21 pm

Can you run this command from Terminal Window and copy/paste the results back here? I am running LMDE too and I remember that portion of install might have been a bit finicky for me.

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inxi -Fx
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Re: can not install to hdd

Post by dupek » Wed Jul 02, 2014 4:05 pm

In "live " mode?. I can not install to hdd.

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Re: can not install to hdd

Post by gtsfer » Wed Jul 02, 2014 4:10 pm

dupek wrote:In "live " mode?. I can not install to hdd.
Yes, exactly. Run live mode and do the command from Terminal Window. I just noticed you mentioned a RAID setup. Don't know how I missed that but first things first. I saw a couple of posts on here about setting up RAID on LM. The "inxi Fx" will show us pretty much what your hardware looks like for starters.

While you're at it, do all three of these command if you can.

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inxi -Fx
sudo fdisk -l
sudo parted -l
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Re: can not install to hdd

Post by dupek » Wed Jul 02, 2014 6:05 pm

mint@mint ~ $ inxi -Fx
System: Host: mint Kernel: 3.11-2-amd64 x86_64 (64 bit, gcc: 4.8.1) Desktop: Cinnamon 2.0.14 Distro: LinuxMint 1 debian
Machine: System: Gateway product: NE71B version: V2.13
Mobo: Gateway model: EG70_BZ Bios: Insyde version: V2.13 date: 03/11/2013
CPU: Dual core AMD E1-1200 APU with Radeon HD Graphics (-MCP-) cache: 1024 KB flags: (lm nx sse sse2 sse3 sse4a ssse3 svm) bmips: 5589.9
Clock Speeds: 1: 777.00 MHz 2: 777.00 MHz
Graphics: Card: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD/ATI] Wrestler [Radeon HD 7310] bus-ID: 00:01.0
X.Org: 1.14.3 drivers: ati,radeon (unloaded: fbdev,vesa) Resolution: 1600x900@60.1hz
GLX Renderer: Gallium 0.4 on AMD PALM GLX Version: 3.0 Mesa 9.2.2 Direct Rendering: Yes
Audio: Card-1: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] FCH Azalia Controller driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 00:14.2
Card-2: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD/ATI] Wrestler HDMI Audio driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 00:01.1
Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture ver: k3.11-2-amd64
Network: Card-1: Qualcomm Atheros AR8151 v2.0 Gigabit Ethernet driver: atl1c ver: 1.0.1.1-NAPI port: 2000 bus-ID: 04:00.0
IF: eth0 state: down mac: 70:54:d2:3f:a9:3c
Card-2: Intel Centrino Wireless-N 105 driver: iwlwifi ver: in-tree: bus-ID: 03:00.0
IF: wlan0 state: down mac: 80:9b:20:0a:78:00
Drives: HDD Total Size: 532.1GB (1.0% used) 1: id: /dev/sda model: ST9500325AS size: 500.1GB temp: 41C
2: USB id: /dev/sdb model: Cruzer_Glide size: 32.0GB temp: 0C
Partition: ID: / size: 1.8G used: 26M (2%) fs: rootfs
Sensors: System Temperatures: cpu: 59.0C mobo: N/A gpu: 59.0
Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: N/A
Info: Processes: 139 Uptime: 1 min Memory: 294.3/3536.4MB Runlevel: 2 Gcc sys: 4.8.2
Client: Shell (bash 4.2.45) inxi: 1.9.14
mint@mint ~ $

the "parted -l" invalid command. Still working on the other. I am using MX14.2 and have to swap os. For some reason did not save the fdisk -l. Will be back in few min.

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Re: can not install to hdd

Post by dupek » Wed Jul 02, 2014 6:20 pm

second part fdisk -l and parted -l

mint@mint ~ $ sudo fdisk -l

WARNING: GPT (GUID Partition Table) detected on '/dev/sda'! The util fdisk doesn't support GPT. Use GNU Parted.


Disk /dev/sda: 500.1 GB, 500107862016 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 60801 cylinders, total 976773168 sectors
Units = sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
Disk identifier: 0xfb00fb00

Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/sda1 * 2048 206847 102400 7 HPFS/NTFS/exFAT
/dev/sda2 206848 103506794 51649973+ 7 HPFS/NTFS/exFAT
/dev/sda3 103506795 764083529 330288367+ 83 Linux
/dev/sda4 968071105 976771071 4349983+ f W95 Ext'd (LBA)
/dev/sda5 968071168 976771071 4349952 82 Linux swap / Solaris

Disk /dev/sdb: 32.0 GB, 32015679488 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 3892 cylinders, total 62530624 sectors
Units = sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
Disk identifier: 0x2ecd2bce

Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/sdb1 * 2048 62524916 31261434+ 7 HPFS/NTFS/exFAT
/dev/sdb2 62524917 62524979 31+ 21 Unknown
/dev/sdb4 12483968 15132991 1324512 0 Empty
mint@mint ~ $ sudo parted -l
sudo: parted: command not found
[1]mint@mint ~ $ sudo gparted -l
Operation failed: No such file or directory
======================
libparted : 2.3
======================
Could not stat device -l - No such file or directory.
mint@mint ~ $ parted
The program 'parted' is currently not installed. To run 'parted' please ask your administrator to install the package 'parted'
parted: command not found
[127]mint@mint ~ $ parted -l
The program 'parted' is currently not installed. To run 'parted' please ask your administrator to install the package 'parted'
parted: command not found
[127]mint@mint ~ $

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Re: can not install to hdd

Post by dupek » Tue Jul 08, 2014 12:43 pm

So, any solutions?. I will try again as I clean the hdd and reformat with MBR. All what I have on my hdd is Kali and Mint17 KDE(not debian). I want debian.

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Re: can not install to hdd

Post by gtsfer » Tue Jul 08, 2014 1:06 pm

dupek wrote:So, any solutions?. I will try again as I clean the hdd and reformat with MBR. All what I have on my hdd is Kali and Mint17 KDE(not debian). I want debian.
The key is that GPT partition table that "sudo fisk -l" flagged I believe. The "parted" command didn't work as I guess you don't have it installed. It's easy enough to get it in Synaptic Package Manager, but that's enough info for now anyways.

See if these links help. In the first one there's a "thing" about GPT and extended partitions. The second deals with having more than 4 partitions and it sure looks like you do.

http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.p ... 76#p550741
http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.p ... 07#p865773

If you intend to clean and reformat the whole disk and use MBR, both of these issues will go away.
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Re: can not install to hdd

Post by dupek » Tue Jul 08, 2014 7:04 pm

Yep, it work. Formatting to MBR did the trick. I am happy man now. To some other guys - do not follow me. I do not mind do some experiment. So far, that I notice, the Firefox is messing up occasionaly. I will get my favorite -iceweasel as soon as my wifi get to normal.Solydxk should work too - both share designer ( and mistakes LOL). Thank you Mint team.

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