[Nottingham] Installing Devuan

Vadim Mankevich vadim at mankevich.co.uk
Tue Feb 27 14:30:01 UTC 2018


            Martin, this has been resolved. Looks like it was a corrupted iso image.--vadim at mankevich.co.uk PGP key fingerprint0xC046022A3A91455AF0C9BB2404BF882B1905C772Retrieve from hkps://pgp.mit.eduor https://keybase.io/vmankevich---- On Tue, 27 Feb 2018 15:22:32 +0100  Martin via Nottingham<nottingham at mailman.lug.org.uk> wrote ----Further brief thought for the Devuan install:Is the Grub install and Grub update both being run ok, and with a /bootand no errors?...Let us know how you get along!As mentioned, you're welcome to join us on Thursday for debug ;-)Cheers,MartinOn 26/02/18 16:06, Martin via Nottingham wrote:> Hi Stripes,> > Good to see you on the list. Sorry for the curious install problem...> > > A bit more diagnostic detail might help please?...> > > One thought for the Devuan install:> > Are you using a separate /boot partition that is formatted with> something that Grub supports (such as ext2)?> > Also, if this is for a newish UEFI system, have you got a VFAT EFI> partition set up?...> > And does the BIOS/UEFI know to boot from the SSD?> > (Have you got the UEFI boot checks silliness disabled?)> > ((And note that for some UEFI brokenness for boot-up, you may need to> rename Linux to be called 'Microsoft' instead... :-( Wolves and sheep> and chameleons and such silliness... ;-) ))> > > You're welcome to join us this Thursday for diagnostics and stories...!?> > Good luck,> Martin> > > > > > On 23/02/18 16:47, stripes theotoky via Nottingham wrote:>> When installing Devuan from USB it detects the SSD and installs but>> throws errors when installing GRUB2. The system is installed but>> unbootable. Attempting to install GRUB later gives input output errors.>>>> Install Ubuntu 17.04 to the same drive from CD works perfectly.>>>> Installing Devuan to replace Ubuntu gives a bootable Devuan that just>> starts to boot and then goes into a kernel panic with a message about>> kernel offset and off course hangs with flashing lights on the keyboard.>>>> Any ideas as to what is going wrong?>>>> Regards>> Stripes>>>>>>>> -- >> Stripes Theotoky>>>> -37 .713869>> 145.050562-- Nottingham mailing listNottingham at mailman.lug.org.ukhttps://mailman.lug.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/nottingham


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