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Re: Peppermint 7 Fresh Install Won't Boot
« Reply #30 on: March 01, 2017, 05:55:34 pm »
I downloaded the Peppermint-7-20161201-amd64.iso which is the respin.

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Re: Peppermint 7 Fresh Install Won't Boot
« Reply #31 on: March 01, 2017, 05:57:23 pm »
Not sure if this will help but I tried to install both Lubuntu 16.10 and 16.04 and both times I ran into the BusyBox issue. I am not too sure if this is a version problem...

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Re: Peppermint 7 Fresh Install Won't Boot
« Reply #32 on: March 01, 2017, 06:46:52 pm »
Well I'm baffled by that because Lubuntu 16.04 and Mint 18 are both based on Ubuntu 16.04

I'd have to check if they were using a different version of GRUB, and there's always the slight chance it's that Mint are loading different modules (but I doubt it) .. so all I can think of is comparing the grub.cfg from a Mint install and a Peppermint 7 / Lubuntu 16.04 one.
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Re: Peppermint 7 Fresh Install Won't Boot
« Reply #33 on: March 01, 2017, 06:48:42 pm »
Do you know how to edit the GRUB kernel boot line ?

and do you know your monitor resolution ?
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Re: Peppermint 7 Fresh Install Won't Boot
« Reply #34 on: March 01, 2017, 09:32:40 pm »
Does editing the GRUB kernel boot line start with pressing "e" at the grub menu?
My monitor resolution is 1028 x 768

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Re: Peppermint 7 Fresh Install Won't Boot
« Reply #35 on: March 02, 2017, 05:53:08 am »
it does yes

At GRUB, hit "e" to edit.

Now find the line that ends with:-

quiet splash --

and make it end with

quiet splash vga=791

then hit Ctrl+X to boot.

does it boot ?
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Re: Peppermint 7 Fresh Install Won't Boot
« Reply #36 on: March 02, 2017, 12:44:59 pm »
No. Nothing changed...  :-\

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Re: Peppermint 7 Fresh Install Won't Boot
« Reply #37 on: March 02, 2017, 01:59:20 pm »
try making it end with
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quiet splash nomodeset
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quiet splash radeon.modeset=0
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quiet splash ati.modeset=0
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Re: Peppermint 7 Fresh Install Won't Boot
« Reply #38 on: March 03, 2017, 02:22:47 pm »
Nope. Didn't work either...

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Re: Peppermint 7 Fresh Install Won't Boot
« Reply #39 on: March 03, 2017, 07:43:37 pm »
Yep. It was a live USB problem. Maybe something to do with unetbootin. When i remade the live USB with the "dd" command, the error disappeared. I am typing this from my new install of Peppermint 7!  :P ;D This thing is super fast! Feels even faster than Lubuntu! Thanks everyone for the help! Especially, PCNetSpec!  8)
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Re: Peppermint 7 Fresh Install Won't Boot
« Reply #40 on: March 03, 2017, 08:04:14 pm »
Yep. It was a live USB problem. Maybe something to do with unetbootin. When i remade the live USB with the "dd" command, the error disappeared. I am typing this from my new install of Peppermint 7!  :P ;D This thing is super fast! Feels even faster than Lubuntu! Thanks everyone for the help! Especially, PCNetSpec!  8)

Good old "dd" to the rescue  ;).  It's really reliable as long as you know what you're doing.  If you don't, it'll jump up and bite you hard  :'(

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Re: Peppermint 7 Fresh Install Won't Boot
« Reply #41 on: March 03, 2017, 08:43:41 pm »
Yep. It was a live USB problem. Maybe something to do with unetbootin. When i remade the live USB with the "dd" command, the error disappeared. I am typing this from my new install of Peppermint 7!

Terrific news .. glad you figured it out because this one had me stumped :)

Weird that it ran from the USB and only failed post installation :-\
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