Re: Unable to install Debian 8
On 04/10/2016 10:51 PM, Song Jin wrote:
I can't install Debian 8.
Resource used: USB stick with DVD1 part of iso image of Debian 8.4 downloaded today.Problem: no matter which combination I tried, the Debian always hangs at boot-up stage. The only message on screen was: "Loading, please wait"
grub.cfg file does contain correct root=UUID, not simple root=/dev/sda/
I tried installing/ running Debian Jessie amd64 with the Xfce graphical
desktop on a few Sandy Bridge and older computers, but found it wasn't
as stable as I desired. Therefore, I am still installing and running
Debian Wheezy (now at version 7.10):
This works well on almost all of my machines (my laptop with 945GM
chipset has issues with EDID and external monitors). I would expect
Wheezy also works well on Ivy Bridge. I am unsure about Haswell. I
would not expect everything (notably X Windows) to work on Skylake. If
after installation you find that you have hardware that is newer than
what is supported, you can look for updated drivers on Debian Backports: