• Live USB Fails to Boot


    I’m trying to install Ategros on my System76 Oryx Pro and i cant get the Live USB to boot. I select the cd/dvd option and I get blank square graphics on my screen and nothing else. None of the other options in the boot list work either. Ive tried both the regular and minimal iso’s.

  • very nice laptop you have there (or not?). Totally made for Linux. Ships with the latest Ubuntu LTS as I understand.
    However, I’ve read some not so nice things about the developers of this laptop.
    From Reddit:

     They simply buy them from Clevo, re-brand them and flash a custom BIOS with a custom model number.
    

    and

     They usually say "designed to run Linux" or "born to run Linux", which is misleading, because they don't do anything hardware wise
    

    https://www.reddit.com/r/Ubuntu/comments/3thdpf/system76_oryx/

    You might be interested in reading the links further on down on this laptop and it’s devs. It’s entirely up to you.

    I hope that none of the things that I’ve read on there will or have happened to you. That would be unfortunate.

    As for the custom BIOS. That might mean a number of things. One being that there is no support for USB booting. That’s just my guess and I could be wrong.

    You mention that you have tried the other boot options. I assume that means you’ve tried USB booting and therefore does not work. Is this assumption correct?

  • How did you create the live usb? Have you tried it with another computer and if so, did you get the same result?
    From what I have seen so far, Skylakes are not so easy, I have seen quite a few and different issues. We ll have to eliminate them, starting right from the live media.

  • I am getting ERROR 163495 on fresh install to a M.2 Samsung hdd

  • @1911ssg , spying on Fedora, I found this work around. Is it of any good?
    http://sub-pop.net/post/fedora-23-on-system76-oryx-pro/

  • @anarch
    I used dd to write the USB and yes it works on a HP Elite Book. Im Leaning toward the Nvidia Geforce GTX being the issue. Still playing around with it.

  • To fix the nvidia GTX issue, just add to the end of the boot line

    modprobe.blacklist=nouveau
    

    Works in all distros, even debian based ones, you will start the installer in software rendering mode, select nvidia drivers at the installation, and thats all.

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