cjcj1949
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Install fails

Sun Sep 24, 2023 2:46 pm

I'm not sure what I'm doing wrong. I can use the two top run options but not the two install options. Both fail. On checking the image it fails verification. It complains that grub is corrupt. I've repeated the download and burn onto the sd with the same result. I've repeated the process using Debian 12 and that installs OK. I'm using an old hp530.
Thanks

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kerry_s
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Re: Install fails

Sun Sep 24, 2023 4:13 pm

1gb ram is not enough to run a modern linux desktop.

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Re: Install fails

Sun Sep 24, 2023 5:17 pm

kerry_s wrote:
Sun Sep 24, 2023 4:13 pm
1gb ram is not enough to run a modern linux desktop.
Isn't it the same Desktop as Raspberry Pi OS offers ? They seem to manage with 1GB and even less.

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Re: Install fails

Sun Sep 24, 2023 5:30 pm

it's suppose to work, but you know actual use it's slowmo or frozen.
https://www.debian.org/releases/bullsey ... 04.en.html

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Re: Install fails

Mon Sep 25, 2023 1:19 pm

Strange that Debian 12 installs. I'll use another old laptop with 4GB ram.
Thanks for the thoughts.

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Re: Install fails

Mon Sep 25, 2023 5:19 pm

I keep getting an error from the installer integrity check.
The file ./boot/grub/efi.img failed the MD5 chechecksum verification.

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Re: Install fails

Mon Sep 25, 2023 5:28 pm

what are you using to create the install media ?

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Re: Install fails

Tue Sep 26, 2023 11:32 am

A 32GB ad card. Same one that worked with Debian 12.

cjcj1949
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Re: Install fails

Tue Sep 26, 2023 11:32 am

Sd card.

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Re: Install fails

Tue Sep 26, 2023 11:57 am

no, what are you using to write the iso to the sd card ?

have you tried anything else, usb flash ?

if your using a 4gb laptop you should be able to run any linux, maybe try another distro.
https://distrowatch.com/

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Re: Install fails

Tue Sep 26, 2023 12:13 pm

i use ubuntu on my laptop, the mouse pad is not supported but the touch screen works fine.
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cjcj1949
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Re: Install fails

Wed Sep 27, 2023 3:35 pm

I've managed to get it to work.
Thanks

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Re: Install fails

Wed Sep 27, 2023 5:03 pm

cjcj1949 wrote:
Wed Sep 27, 2023 3:35 pm
I've managed to get it to work.
Could you perhaps explain what you had to do as that might help others experiencing similar issues, may help forum members advising others with such problems.

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