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November 9, 2017 at 9:43 am #2210Memberzpimp
planning to install on lenovo laptop i3-5010u/4gb/120gb ssd
wih integrated intel graphics
currently running antix15, kernel 4.2.1
antix17-386-full boots to black screen and freezes
but it boots fine with failsafe option
will it install fine?
any sugestions what do i need to do to install it?
still have to backup stuff, but i want to know before what im up against
System: Host: lenovo Kernel: 4.2.1-antix.3-686-pae i686 (32 bit) Desktop: IceWM 1.3.8 Distro: antiX-15.1_386-full Killah P 18 February 2016 Machine: System: LENOVO product: 80EW v: Lenovo B50-80 Mobo: LENOVO model: Lenovo B50-80 v: No DPK Bios: LENOVO v: A8CN47WW(V3.00) date: 07/14/2015 CPU: Dual core Intel Core i3-5010U (-HT-MCP-) cache: 3072 KB clock speeds: max: 2100 MHz 1: 2100 MHz 2: 2100 MHz 3: 2100 MHz 4: 2100 MHz Graphics: Card: Intel Broadwell-U Integrated Graphics Display Server: X.Org 1.16.4 drivers: intel (unloaded: fbdev,vesa) Resolution: firstname.lastname@example.org GLX Renderer: Mesa DRI Intel HD Graphics 5500 (Broadwell GT2) x86/MMX/SSE2 GLX Version: 3.0 Mesa 10.3.2 Audio: Card-1 Intel Wildcat Point-LP High Definition Audio Controller driver: snd_hda_intel Card-2 Intel Broadwell-U Audio Controller driver: snd_hda_intel Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture v: k4.2.1-antix.3-686-pae Network: Card-1: Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller driver: r8169 IF: eth0 state: down mac: f0:76:1c:69:8c:a7 Card-2: Intel Wireless 3160 driver: iwlwifi IF: wlan0 state: up mac: 34:de:1a:de:76:05 Drives: HDD Total Size: 120.0GB (65.9% used) ID-1: /dev/sda model: INTEL_SSDSC2BW12 size: 120.0GB Partition: ID-1: / size: 29G used: 15G (54%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda1 Sensors: System Temperatures: cpu: 45.0C mobo: 45.0C Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: N/A Info: Processes: 138 Uptime: 1:08 Memory: 475.5/3964.2MB Client: Shell (bash) inxi: 2.2.31November 9, 2017 at 11:35 am #2219Forum Adminrokytnji
Sure it will install fine in failsafe boot. I’ve done it before on previous versions because of iffy graphics chips like my savage chip.
Backup just like normal during a live session. Reboot back using safe graphics. Run the installer.
- This reply was modified 2 years, 6 months ago by rokytnji.
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How to Search for AntiX solutions to your problemsNovember 9, 2017 at 12:18 pm #2221Forum Adminanticapitalista
Before you install, run the live iso again using the default boot choice and add this cheat at the menu.
I got this info from the arch wiki. It *might* help
- This reply was modified 2 years, 6 months ago by anticapitalista.
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antiX with runit - leaner and meaner.November 9, 2017 at 2:52 pm #2225Moderatormasinick
Good info anti! I’m gonna try that on my system at home and see if I can use either that code or something similar – and I’ll check the arch wiki to see what this is all about. I WAS having issues where I was having to boot into failsafe mode. Can’t remember if I fixed ’em or not, but if not, I’ll see what these codes (and any others) are about and give it a try. Thanks!
In my case, my system is a Dell Inspiron 5558. Prior releases of antiX never had any issues at all. But I was messing around with the boot loader and I think it messed ME up! 😉 Last time I was on, all seemed to be well, but if I’m still encountering GUI (run level 5) issues, I’ll see if a specific boot code helps my situation too.
Brian MasinickNovember 9, 2017 at 10:33 pm #2249Memberzpimp
adding i915.enable_execlists=0 does nothing
is there a way to watch a console instead of seeing the desktop? to help me identify the problem, in this case(computer freezes)November 9, 2017 at 10:54 pm #2250Forum AdminBitJam
is there a way to watch a console instead of seeing the desktop? to help me identify the problem, in this case(computer freezes)
Use the boot parameter “3” (no quotes). That will boot to runlevel 3 which doesn’t start X.
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it boots to text mode login, but i cant see whats wrong since it doesent load the video driver
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