LUG: Distro install problems

Kirk Jensen kjensen at
Mon Sep 23 13:21:00 MDT 2013

I have a USB HDD, so I can try that. After talking with Zach, we had the 
idea to check for a BIOS update, so I'm going to try that, too.

On 9/23/2013 1:18 PM, Matthew D. Buland wrote:
> But dd overwrites the entire file system. If the transfer failed, 
> there could be FS problems, but then its a hardware issue.
> The next thing I'd try is booting from a full USB HDD. Or, boot CD and 
> try to mount a data partition from the USB device. If you can't do 
> that, its most likely a hardware defect.
> I have burnable media and a USB HDD at home if you need one.
> -Matt Buland
> On Sep 23, 2013 1:03 PM, "Andrew DeMaria" <ademaria at 
> <mailto:ademaria at>> wrote:
>     Stange.. Between trying these different distros were you sure to
>     reformat the usb drive and/or try a different usb drive?  The
>     filesystem
>     on the usb may be corrupt?
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>     Andrew DeMaria
>     Colorado School of Mines
>     Computer Science
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