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Also posted as bug report. Mark asked me to post again here so that it can be determined if it's a bug, and if so,  can be fixed.

 I have a very ancient IBM (not Lenovo) Thinkpad x30 onto which I tried
  to install Peppermint eight. I was using a bootable USB stick made
  with Rufus, that has worked fine as a live boot on other systems.
  Also, the laptop in question had recently had a successful install of Lubuntu
  so I don't think it was a hard drive failure on the laptop, either.
  Anyway, twice in a row while attempting to install Peppermint eight
  the install crashed while it was copying files to my hard drive,
  stating it was an input/output error. The crash occurred a little more
  than halfway through copying the files. I hope this info is helpful.
  Both times there was a prompt generated by the install requesting me
  to file a bug report. I greatly appreciate all those who work on
  developing Linux so if there's anything else I can do to help you test
  or report, please let me know. Kind regards, Sara Ann

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Re: Peppermint Eight Install Crashing During File Copy on Thinkpad X30
« Reply #1 on: June 03, 2017, 04:22:55 am »
Hi veryfoxy, a big welcome to the Peppermint Forum.  It's nice to meet you  ;)!   We'll need a little more information about your machine.  Boot up the LiveUSB of Peppermint 8.  Open a terminal window with the following keystrokes:

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Enter, (Copy & Paste)  the following command into the terminal window and hit Enter/Return:
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inxi -Fz
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Re: Peppermint Eight Install Crashing During File Copy on Thinkpad X30
« Reply #2 on: June 03, 2017, 05:43:33 am »
Hi Sara Ann, do you know which version of Lubuntu you tried ?

Was is 16.04, or 16.04.2 ?
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