New to the distribution, installed it this morning, but I’m scratching my head over slightly elderly hardware. Specifically a mechanical harddrive (HDD) in a laptop I bought in 2008/09. During partitioning (yes, I eventually read the workaround for Grub on GPT - THAT’S all good now) I kept getting errors and implications that the backup GPT was corrupt. I could tinker around with partitions #1 and #2, but #3 just wouldn’t play nice without significant effort. (Meaning I had to wipe the whole
Now, I know laptops are hardly designed for optimal airflow, but still. I have older harddrives in my desktop PC that have seen much more abuse, though - one even ran A-OK for about 5 years with X-Plane on it and a somewhat serious SMART notice - so considering how little I actually use the laptop I have no idea at all of what’s going on. Is this something I need to be worried about in the immediate future?
Installer version… Was I using Cnchi 0.6.12, maybe? I downloaded the image yesterday, so it should at least not be too old.