in UEFI equipped systems the set up utility expects to find bootloaders in the EPT section of the EFI partition, whereas in legacy systems boot loaders are expected to be in the MBR.Why MBR does not work out?
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- Tue Feb 19, 2019 8:43 am
- Forum: Installation
- Topic: Install MX Linux alongside win10
- Replies: 9
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bitjam wrote: A snapshot won't help you with this (nor should it hurt). If the live system is not booting then you need to add the boot parameters in the live bootloader. If you are booting UEFI then use up/down arrow to highlight the the entry you want to use and press "e" to edit it. Edit the entr...
I'm stuck. Should I add the "ivrs_ioapic..." line directly into the live usb, and if so, where? Or should I wait and add it as a boot parameter to the grub menu? FWIW, the live usb was made this morning from a snapshot of a fully updated MX18.
John, can you give me more info, did you try any other MX on that laptop, what does it mean "failed from the get go" you were not able to boot? Did you see an error message? Sorry that I didn't get back to you sooner, but I had to run a bunch of errands in advance of the winter storm that is hittin...
The MX 18.1 point release failed from the get go on this laptop (see sig)., so I then searched for " successful linux install on Acer Aspire3 A315-41". I was thinking that at this point any linux is better than Win 10. Anyway the search led me to this page where the Canonical developers are discussi...
You might also try accessing your router and checking to see if the factory default is to broadcast in "Ad Hoc" mode. If it is, try configuring it to broadcast on one band only say, 'G'. Some routers while broadcasting in "Ad Hoc" mode switch bands faster than linux can handle and this results in dr...
- Sun Feb 03, 2019 12:16 pm
- Forum: Hardware /Configuration
- Topic: Solved - deactivating the laptop touchpad
- Replies: 10
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There isn't one to find. Dell turned that control over to Windows, starting with Win 7.Understand some laptops have a function key to enable/disable the touchpad do not find these controls on the Dell Inspiron 1500 14 inch device.
fehlix wrote: ( point me to your thread where you described your situation again ... els get lost in threads...) There are actually two: https://forum.mxlinux.org/viewtopic.php?f=107&t=47207 https://forum.mxlinux.org/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=47872&p=478481#p478481 I also found a fix for the 'no wifi' po...
fehlix wrote: "Select an UEFI file as trusted" and do select from the EFI System partition (ESP-partition) the grub-efi boot loader. Eg. for MX18 you find it under /EFI/MX18/grubx64.efi. Is this for the EFI partition on the USB stick or is it something you have to do post install for the ESP section...
I'm in Toronto and it was bitterly cold, but as long as you dressed for it and only went out when necessary, it was tolerable. For those interested, the avg high temp since Jan 26 has been -8.36 C. and the avg low has been -18.5 C.