Fwd: [ILUG] Problem installing Linux on a Toshiba Satellite L775
Ben at Dismiz.com
Tue Nov 29 16:44:41 GMT 2011
Ah yes, on newer Toshibas you need to ensure the ACPI is off as they have
this new weird proprietary power management thing. I had a similar problem
with another laptop (which I forget the model number of)
2011/11/29 Pádraig Brady <P at draigbrady.com>
> On 11/29/2011 02:36 PM, Braun Brelin wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I'm trying to install Linux on a Toshiba Satellite L775 laptop without
> > success. I've tried both Fedora and UIbuntu
> > The process seems to stall when the kernel probes the USB and/or SCSI
> > devices (I believe that Linux uses the sd device
> > for both types) on initial bootup from the DVD drive.
> > Has anyone else seen this? I've googled this without much success.
> Does the media verification option pass/proceed?
> Try installing from a USB drive?
> I've not used optical media for years, and
> just dd the install image straight to the USB device
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