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Old 03-15-2013, 07:09 AM   #1
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Debian stop at formatting, 33%


Currently, the indication has been stuck at the 33% for hours. This is definitely not going well I dont think what is the problem ?
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Old 03-16-2013, 01:32 PM   #2
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Debian normally don't show progress in the bar after the 33% it is an old graphic bug, if the hard disk is a large one and you are formating a large partition it may take some time, but it will finish without problems in most cases.
You can hit alt+F4 to see the text mode screen you can get more info there, alt+(F2-F3) will drop you into a console and alt+F1 to go back to the installation screen.

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