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No installation possible on mSATA - Peppermint 10 32 bit
« on: February 19, 2020, 08:34:39 am »
Peppermint 32 bit cannot be installed on a laptop (10 years old) on the following hardware

Delock 62495 Konverter IDE 44 Pin > mSATA mit 2.5″ Rahmen (7 mm) with
Transcend 256GB SATA III 6GB/S MSA230S mSATA SSD 230S SSD TS256GMSA230S

The following error was:

ata1.00: failed to set xfermode (err_mask=0x40)
ata1.00: revalidation failed (errno=-5)
ata1: SRST failed (errno=-16)
some more…
ata1: reset failed, giving up

on that hardware server 2008 or Windows xp could be installed without any problem, also PCLinuxOS with some problems (Screen, mouse, touchpad )

How can that problem be solved, the internet could not help !

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Re: No installation possible on mSATA - Peppermint 10 32 bit
« Reply #1 on: February 19, 2020, 10:25:09 am »
Hi MelZee,

It would help us to have some more output related to your computer. If you can start a live USB session of PeppermintOS, open a terminal window and enter the following command:

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inxi -Fz

Then copy the output that is produced and paste it into your next posting here. Also: have you searched our forum (using the Search function) to look up the make and model of your laptop to see if anyone has successfully installed PeppermintOS on such a machine?

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Re: No installation possible on mSATA - Peppermint 10 32 bit
« Reply #2 on: February 19, 2020, 01:41:10 pm »
Hi Slim,
I can't start a live USB- or DVD session with the mSATA and Delock converter mounted in the laptop.
The same error message as above appears. Without the mSATA built in I can start a live session working.
Other Linuxe like MX Linux, Linux Mint and some others generate the same error message, only the very old PCLinuxOS can be installed.
I seems to be a driver problem MX Linux said no block device found.

The log file with the  installation on a normal 2,5 " HDD:

carina@carina-HP-Compaq-nc8000-DJ241A-ABD ~ $ inxi -Fz
System:    Host: carina-HP-Compaq-nc8000-DJ241A-ABD Kernel: 5.3.0-28-generic i686
           bits: 32
           Desktop: N/A Distro: Peppermint Ten
Machine:   Device: laptop System: Hewlett-Packard product: HP Compaq nc8000 (DJ241A#ABD) v: F.18 serial: N/A
           Mobo: Hewlett-Packard model: 088C v: 8051 Version 1E.19 serial: N/A
           BIOS: Hewlett-Packard v: 68BAR Ver. F.18 date: 08/30/2006
Battery    C137: charge: 26.8 Wh 95.9% condition: 27.9/27.9 Wh (100%)
CPU:       Single core Intel Pentium M (-UP-) cache: 1024 KB speed: 1600 MHz (max)
Graphics:  Card: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD/ATI] RV350/M10 / RV360/M11 [Mobility Radeon 9600 (PRO) / 9700]
           Display Server: x11 (X.Org 1.20.5 )
           drivers: ati,radeon (unloaded: modesetting,fbdev,vesa)
           Resolution: 1280x854@59.95hz
           OpenGL: renderer: ATI RV350 version: 2.1 Mesa 19.2.8
Audio:     Card Intel 82801DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) AC'97 Audio Controller
           driver: snd_intel8x0
           Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture v: k5.3.0-28-generic
Network:   Card-1: Qualcomm Atheros AR5212/5213/2414 Wireless Network Adapter
           driver: ath5k
           IF: wlp2s4 state: up mac: <filter>
           Card-2: Broadcom and subsidiaries NetXtreme BCM5705M_2 Gigabit Ethernet
           driver: tg3
           IF: enp2s14 state: down mac: <filter>
Drives:    HDD Total Size: 40.0GB (23.5% used)
           ID-1: /dev/sda model: Hitachi_HTS54164 size: 40.0GB
Partition: ID-1: / size: 37G used: 8.8G (26%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda1
RAID:      No RAID devices: /proc/mdstat, md_mod kernel module present
Sensors:   None detected - is lm-sensors installed and configured?
Info:      Processes: 157 Uptime: 3 min Memory: 227.5/928.0MB
           Client: Shell (bash) inxi: 2.3.56
carina@carina-HP-Compaq-nc8000-DJ241A-ABD ~ $

Peppermint works good, but slow with this hardware, the mSATA would significantly increase the speed (my installation of server2008 and windows xp are the proof)

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MelZee

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Re: No installation possible on mSATA - Peppermint 10 32 bit
« Reply #3 on: February 25, 2020, 10:42:40 am »
Hi Slim,

What is the solution of my problem, so many newer Linuxe have this behaviour,
so I can't be the only one Peppermint-User of the world.

By the way Fedora 17 can be installed, Fedora 30 not

Best regards

MelZee

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Re: No installation possible on mSATA - Peppermint 10 32 bit
« Reply #4 on: February 25, 2020, 12:18:53 pm »
Hi MelZee,

I'm sorry that I cannot help you further.  :-\ Hopefully someone else can jump in with more knowledge about your issue.

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Re: No installation possible on mSATA - Peppermint 10 32 bit
« Reply #5 on: February 26, 2020, 04:33:57 pm »
Don't know if it solve your problem, but IMHO it worth a try:
While running live system, before installation, remove dmraid (if persists):
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sudo apt purge dmraid

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Re: No installation possible on mSATA - Peppermint 10 32 bit
« Reply #6 on: February 26, 2020, 05:11:20 pm »
Hi Howling Wolf,

Please read my second post carefully, with the new hardware built in I cannot start a live session.
I think a driver for the hardware is missing; I have tried to install more than 5 newer Linuxe; always the same error.
Without a mSATA and Delock the live system boots up and ... the old Server 2008 and Windows XP can be installed on mSATA...and works fast !

I don't have a legacy IDE 2,5"  SATA, mSATA and Delock is much cheaper and the mSATA can be used for another device ( if necessary)

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MelZee