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by asqwerth
Mon Dec 17, 2018 4:46 am
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: Another new kernel problem
Replies: 6
Views: 196

Re: Another new kernel problem

Does one really need a boot flag on the root partition for MBR bootloader? Yep. MBR is basically a 440 Bytes (or so) short description of the disk and where to go to boot. Guess what will happen without a boot flag... All nowadays MBR code need boot flag on the root partition of the main system bec...
by asqwerth
Mon Dec 17, 2018 12:14 am
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: Another new kernel problem
Replies: 6
Views: 196

Re: Another new kernel problem

it's sudo update-grub And is it your MX that controls grub? If not and you either installed MX's grub on root partition or your UEFI boot priority places another distro's grub as first, updating grub isn't going to make MX's grub appear on reboot. It'll still be the other distro's grub that's poppi...
by asqwerth
Sun Dec 16, 2018 10:58 pm
Forum: antiX
Topic: (solved)live-usb-maker does not work for me
Replies: 66
Views: 909

Re: (solved)live-usb-maker does not work for me

Why not examine the code from live-usb-maker-gui , the older antiX version?

Why does that work for me while MX-LUM doesn't?
by asqwerth
Sun Dec 16, 2018 12:06 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Latest kernel recommendation
Replies: 7
Views: 148

Re: Latest kernel recommendation

Just install the kernel, it itself has nothing to do with the init manager as far as I know. It's which grub menu entry you choose upon reboot that decides which init you are on. In grub menu entry for your new kernel, the main entry should boot into sysV. If you open up the Advanced Options under t...
by asqwerth
Sun Dec 16, 2018 11:38 am
Forum: General
Topic: Hong Kong koddos mirror seems to be down....
Replies: 0
Views: 16

Hong Kong koddos mirror seems to be down....

... I've had problems with it on maybe 3 different installs of MX the past 2 days. The text mentioned a release file being missing or something. Probably it hasn't synced with the main repos.

The other HK mirror is ok.
by asqwerth
Sun Dec 16, 2018 1:26 am
Forum: antiX
Topic: (solved)live-usb-maker does not work for me
Replies: 66
Views: 909

Re: (solved)live-usb-maker does not work for me

My iso was on my Data partition, which was on a GPT hard drive and which partition was ext4 formatted.

The Data partition is automounted on all my distros via fstab entry.
by asqwerth
Sat Dec 15, 2018 10:37 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: Apt Repositories
Replies: 15
Views: 322

Re: Apt Repositories

To install from Backports , use MX package installer (MXPI). It will only temporarily enable Backports to install what you need then automatically disable it again. Mxpi will do the same with MX Test Repo. That prevents unnecessary flooding of your system with updates that might be undergoing testin...
by asqwerth
Sat Dec 15, 2018 2:09 pm
Forum: antiX
Topic: (solved)live-usb-maker does not work for me
Replies: 66
Views: 909

Re: (solved)live-usb-maker does not work for me

Yup, the terminal interface works, or the simpler GUI frontend from antiX.
by asqwerth
Sat Dec 15, 2018 2:05 pm
Forum: antiX
Topic: (solved)live-usb-maker does not work for me
Replies: 66
Views: 909

Re: (solved)live-usb-maker does not work for me

Not much info provided:
MX-LUM-error.png
by asqwerth
Sat Dec 15, 2018 1:10 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: Another new kernel problem
Replies: 6
Views: 196

Re: Another new kernel problem

it's sudo update-grub And is it your MX that controls grub? If not and you either installed MX's grub on root partition or your UEFI boot priority places another distro's grub as first, updating grub isn't going to make MX's grub appear on reboot. It'll still be the other distro's grub that's poppin...

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