• Not the intro i was hoping for.. help needed :)

    As per topic, plan was to introduce myself under normal circumstances, but nonetheless, hello :)

    I have an issue (surprise!) but i’m also non… software…IT…whatever… savvy. I am however patient and i am thankful this is a free program; so no complaints here.
    So, in detail assuming this helps:

    • Downloaded latest live image, made bootable USB with Rufus (also latest), chose ISO rather than DD, rebooted, went to BIOS, USB recognised as having a UEFI manager, so all good, forced boot from there; it loaded properly, but your loader gets stuck at its original splash screen; for ever.
    • Googled it up, found out about the quiet and splash parameters, deleted both, redid all the above.

    Posting what it tells me word by word:

    *ERROR: ‘/dev/disk/by-label/ANTERGOS/’ device did not show up after 30 seconds…
    Falling back to interactive prompt
    You can try to fix the problem manually, log out when you are finished

    sh: can’t access tty; job control turned off
    [rootfs ]# [ 161.110601] pcieport 0000:00:02.0: PCIE Bus Error: severity=Corrected, type=Data Link Layer, (Receiver ID)

    [ 161.110621] pcieport 0000:00:02.0: device [8086:6f04] error status/mask=00000080/00002000
    [ 161.110633] pcieport 0000:00:02.0: [ 7] BadDLLP*

    My specs are:
    Gigabyte X99 Designare EX (board has no doubling lane chips)
    i9 6900K, all 8 cores active
    4x8gigs B-Die Samsung sticks running manually interleaved
    Samsung 960 Pro 1TB, 2280 form factor (edit: the disk sits on an adapter card, which is in turn sitting on a PCIe slot that is non-PCH related, ie feeds straight to the CPU)
    GTX 1080
    Sound Blaster ZXR

    Any help would be appreciated.
    And thank you for reading.

  • take etcher to burn iso to usb…

  • @joekamprad said in Not the intro i was hoping for.. help needed :):

    take etcher to burn iso to usb…

    Thanks joe, will give that a try instead.

  • and may choose DVD/CD option on bootmenu (also if it is usb media) seem to be a workaround on some systems…


  • Solved!

    Thanks a mil Joe :)
    I cannot type the three-letter abbreviation for a certain optical media format, as your site considers it a spam attack…?.., but that did the trick alright!
    Am now installing!

    Hopefully i’m doing it right, going for a custom 600Megs FAT32 EFI-Boot and all the rest of my disk as an ext4, designated simply ‘/’, which i am hoping will be enough for ‘Root’?*
    Left the default selection of Grub2, as it appears it will be of use in the future.

    • yeah, i know… first time on a bicycle and i had to choose cystom… say nothing, really.

    (hopefully [part ii], Google shall provide the rest and i won’t get to annoy you folks any more than i actually have to)

    Much obliged yet again and merry Xmas/happy new year to you all :)

  • Don’t apoligize for needing help, that’s the purpose of the forum and everybody over here is happy to help you. I also liked your post, so you won’t have the spam problem on the forum again, it’s a protective mechanism in the forum the devs put in there.

  • Thank you very much Bryan, appreciate it :)

    (am typing this from Antergos btw^^ )

    Incidentally, most stuff i Googled for link to posts within this forum, so thus far at least, it has been O.K.
    Am actually surprised, it’s… easier than i thought it would be; mostly just different.

    Famous last words huh!

  • @Aenra said in Not the intro i was hoping for.. help needed :):

    mostly just different.

    nice one!

  • @Aenra These open source systems require a little more thinking than a Windows or MacOs, but they work. :)

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