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by GuiGuy
Mon May 21, 2018 4:37 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Wireless Network Quirky
Replies: 5
Views: 127

Re: Wireless Network Quirky

Occasionally the failure to connect automatically has happened to me with a wired connection, but a reboot has always cured it.
by GuiGuy
Fri May 18, 2018 7:09 am
Forum: Installation
Topic: Kernel Panic on first boot after installation
Replies: 16
Views: 392

Re: Kernel Panic on first boot after installation

intelligentLife wrote:
Thu May 17, 2018 7:06 pm
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I don't want to have to spend weeks trying to get MX working.
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Understood, but please keep trying for a while: you won't be disappointed if you do manage to get MX working :crossfingers: .
by GuiGuy
Thu May 17, 2018 4:39 pm
Forum: Installation
Topic: Kernel Panic on first boot after installation
Replies: 16
Views: 392

Re: Kernel Panic on first boot after installation

Quote from the wiki:- MX-17 - UEFI Compatibility MX-17 is designed to be compatible with UEFI firmware, but implementations still vary widely among computer and motherboard manufacturers. As a result the following configurations are currently supported. MX-17 64-bit installation supports two boot mo...
by GuiGuy
Thu May 17, 2018 11:26 am
Forum: Installation
Topic: Kernel Panic on first boot after installation
Replies: 16
Views: 392

Re: Kernel Panic on first boot after installation

If you can, turn off UEFI and "secure boot" before attempting to install MX.
Legacy boot is much better.
by GuiGuy
Mon May 14, 2018 3:53 pm
Forum: Bugs and Non-Package Requests Forum
Topic: Distrowatch reveiw grumbles
Replies: 52
Views: 2096

Re: Distrowatch reveiw grumbles

richb wrote:
Mon May 14, 2018 3:11 pm
I think I know who this is.
I've made a shrewd guess too. :lipsrsealed:
by GuiGuy
Wed May 09, 2018 9:58 am
Forum: Installation
Topic: Installation issues and concerns
Replies: 25
Views: 695

Re: Installation issues and concerns

We need somebody with a GTX970 to try it.
Perhaps sunrat would oblige?
by GuiGuy
Wed May 09, 2018 9:23 am
Forum: Installation
Topic: Installation issues and concerns
Replies: 25
Views: 695

Re: Installation issues and concerns

by GuiGuy
Wed May 09, 2018 9:12 am
Forum: Installation
Topic: Installation issues and concerns
Replies: 25
Views: 695

Re: Installation issues and concerns

DO, our live boot also fails to start gparted with the GTX970: it is not just an installer problem.
by GuiGuy
Wed May 09, 2018 9:02 am
Forum: Installation
Topic: Installation issues and concerns
Replies: 25
Views: 695

Re: Installation issues and concerns

At this time, our live boot is evidently not usable with the GTX970: should there be a warning somewhere to save the GTX970 users from wasting their time trying to install MX?
by GuiGuy
Wed May 09, 2018 7:57 am
Forum: Installation
Topic: Installation issues and concerns
Replies: 25
Views: 695

Re: Installation issues and concerns

I have a similar system with GTX970 and vaguely recall having problems installing from live boot. I installed using the Install option rather than live boot and editing the GRUB kernel line to add "nomodeset". Installation went smoothly from there and I rebooted and installed newer kernel and nvidi...

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