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Installation / Re: I can't install it on the HDD
« on: February 17, 2015, 03:26:32 am »
THANKS ;)

I have just installed peppermint and its working okey!
I only having some problems with broken packages but is working :P

I will add the solution to my first message

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Installation / Re: I can't install it on the HDD
« on: February 15, 2015, 01:39:14 pm »
Enter the BIOS and see if the SATA mode is set to AHCI

If not, set it to AHCI, then boot the LiveCD and post the output from:
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sudo fdisk -lif it discovers your hard drive, at this point DO NOT install Peppermint unless you intend to delete Windows .. just let us know if the hard drive as detected.

For now you'll probably need to change the BIOS back to be able to boot Windows.

FINALLY!!! The disk is detected :D :D :D Thanks a lot

My point is delete windows and let only peppermint so I just run the normal installation?

Hi log762, when you post outputs to the forum, could you please use the code # function or, if the output is long, the spoiler Sp to encapsulate the text or code.  The code # function is located above the embarrassed  :-[ emoticon in the editor.  The spoiler Sp function is located above the crying  :'( emoticon in the editor.  Using these guarantees the thread will remain permanent and accessible for future reference.  Many thanks  ;)

Done! ;)

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Installation / Re: I can't install it on the HDD
« on: February 15, 2015, 10:16:14 am »
Linux isn't seeing your hard drive AT ALL  :-\

Any output from:
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sudo lshw -C disk?

if not, you're going to have to run:
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dmesg > ~/Desktop/dmesg.txtyou'll then find a file called dmesg.txt on the desktop .. host that file somewhere and provide a link to it in your next posting.

Hello,
from lshw disk i get this:

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peppermint@peppermint ~ $ sudo lshw -c disk
  *-cdrom                 
       description: DVD-RAM writer
       product: DVDRAM GT30L
       vendor: hp
       physical id: 0.0.0
       bus info: scsi@2:0.0.0
       logical name: /dev/cdrom
       logical name: /dev/sr0
       logical name: /cdrom
       version: mP04
       capabilities: removable audio cd-r cd-rw dvd dvd-r dvd-ram
       configuration: mount.fstype=iso9660 mount.options=ro,noatime state=mounted status=ready
     *-medium
          physical id: 0
          logical name: /dev/cdrom
          logical name: /cdrom
          configuration: mount.fstype=iso9660 mount.options=ro,noatime signature=7fa3c5c0 state=mounted



and here is the .txt of dmesg:
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Installation / Re: I can't install it on the HDD
« on: February 15, 2015, 08:44:33 am »
Something is not right, does the xp partition on the hard drive still boot up?
It almost seems like the hard drive is not working at all.  :)

Yes, I can use windows without any problem

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Installation / Re: I can't install it on the HDD
« on: February 15, 2015, 08:40:34 am »
From what I just seen on the inxi -F the drive is only 497 Megs, so something is wrong, there is no way windows xp would install on a drive that small...  Both linux and windows xp require at least 6 gigs or more space to install and function properly...   :)

Its because is detecting only the CDRom, on the Cd i have that space left. The HDD of the netbook is 256 GB but it doesn't detect it

You have a screenshot of my gparted on my previous message: https://www.dropbox.com/s/igu9zq3bq2ucnxa/gparted.jpg?dl=0

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Installation / Re: I can't install it on the HDD
« on: February 15, 2015, 08:33:55 am »
Can you post the output from:
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inxi -F

Here is the output:
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This is odd  :-\.  You say you are able to open GParted while you are using the Live Session.  From make and model of your machine and because you are running WinXP.  Your Windows partition should show up as an NTFS partition.

I know, Is very strange :'(

When I open gparted it says: Invalid partition table - recursive partition on /dev/sr0 (when executing the live version on a CD)

Here is the output of fdisk -l and the gparted software: 
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Thanks for trying to help ;)

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Installation / Re: I can't install it on the HDD
« on: February 14, 2015, 12:26:57 pm »
Hi log762, what is the make and model of your computer?  What version of Windows are you using?

Hello, its an acer aspire one kav60 running with windows xp

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Installation / Re: I can't install it on the HDD
« on: February 14, 2015, 05:03:42 am »
So what's the output from:
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sudo fdisk -l?

There is no output, I write that and nothing happens it stays 3 seconds loading and then another line of the prompt appears for wrriting another instruction

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Installation / I can't install it on the HDD [Solved]
« on: February 13, 2015, 12:50:06 pm »
Hello, I am trying to install peppermint 5 on my netbook but I am having some issues. I'v searched lot of things and still didn't find anything so that's why I'm here.

So my problem is:

- I have peppermintOS on my usb (I have also tried with a CD)
- When the installer starts I select the language, the updates...etc
- After all that it automatically selects that I want to install peppermint on the USB (with the cd also did the same but it said that there was no space on the CD)
- Inside peppermint i opened gparted to see if I see the disk with windows and I cant find it (I also tried sudo fdisk -l and nothing happens)

So what i have to do for replacing windows with peppermint?
Thanks


LINK TO THE SOLUTION:
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