As you have observed this is a problem not specific to debian-live so
On 21 October 2012 14:49, Deidre Elizabeth <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> All I get for my trouble is a screen full of pixilated colors. And when I
> run it it a virtual box, there's no way to install it! I tried the
> debian-wheezy-live-a2-amd64-lxde-desktop.iso and img
> I tried to boot from usb and dvd, same mess. When I tried failsafe boot I
> got a bunch of errors about usb ports and then the installer crashed.
> I tried to boot this on a Toshiba Satellite L755D-S5104 laptop that has an
> AMD A6 Vision Quad-Core CPU and an on chip AMD Radeon 6520G GPU. I have 6
> gigs ram.
> I get the same problem when I try to install the usual debain wheezy disks,
> after the install completes and the computer boots I get the same pixilated
> color mess.
it is unlikely you will get much help here.
Please report bugs in Debian packages unrelated to debian-live in the
debian bug tracking system or try to use a general Debian mailing list
This might be a problem with the kernel or the X server. You did not
> I posted a request for help in the debian forums and so far no one has any
> advice. Debian squeeze live cd boots up and installs and after install
> botts ok.
> Also Linux Mint Debian Edition, which is based on debian wheezy installs and
> boots without any problems.
provide much information about the kernel and xserver-xorg-* packages
used nor any errors that might appear in kernel and X server logs.
Your problem is likely specific to your hardware so nobody else can
see what is wrong unless you can provide the information, here or