Bug#986387: cdrom: Unsuccessful installation on Windows10-Dell-Latitude-Ultrabook. No grub.
On Mon, Apr 05, 2021 at 10:58:31PM +0200, enno wrote:
>>>>>> "Steve" == Steve McIntyre <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > Hmmm. Curious on a few things. Did you boot the installer
> > initially in CSM or BIOS mode? How is the BIOS/firmware on your
> > machine configured in terms of booting? Is it set up to boot
> > UEFI only? I'm worried that your system is normally only
> > configured to use UEFI, but you've started the installer in BIOS
> > mode and that has caaused your problems.
> > Another issue that sometimes hits users on Dell laptops is the
> > disk controller setup. They're quite often set up by default in
> > "RAID" mode, and you may need to switch to "AHCI" to allow Linux
> > to work well.
>What do you mean by CSM (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CSM)? I don't
>know the system longer than a few days, but I've tried everything the
>BIOS/UEFI setup offers for booting, and if memory serves I have
>started the first install from USB via `Legacy' boot.
Ah, OK. Legacy = BIOS = CSM here. You *should* be able to boot in UEFI
mode, and that is the right answer if your Windows installation is set
up using USFI too.
>Interestingly i can boot the USB-stick with the jigdone
>debian-10.9.0-amd64-xfce-CD-1.iso any time. I cannot boot the
>(other) USB-stick with (umph) https-downloaded
>debian-live-10.9.0-amd64-xfce.iso, the Dell says depending on used
>boot options either `no bootable media found' or similar -- or it
>says `isolinux.bin missing or corrupt'. My workinglap HP Elitebook
>says the same about the latter USB-stick. And I have seen some
>debian bug-reports about similar problems with ISO-images on
I know they work for most people. How are you writing the images to
USB, out of interest?
>Solution available? Maybe a younger or an older Release?
That's not likely to make a difference here, to be honest.
Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK. email@example.com
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