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Old 03-08-2013, 01:55 PM   #1
Ardzej
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Architecture not supported - Debian 6 on Lenovo TP Edge 530 Ivy bridge


Hello, sorry for my bad English, I am trying to learn it better. I hope, you will understand me.

I have bought a ThinkPad Edge E530 with Windows8. I do not like Windows, so I have deleted it. Then I tried to install Debian 6.0.7 amd64 from netinstall iso. Everything seemed to be fine, but when I tried to set APT mirror, I have got an error: "Configure the package manager. Architecture not supported. Specified Debian archive mirror does not seem to support your architecture. Please try a different mirror. I tried four mirrors in four different countries, but error is still the same. I thought, that the problem is in amd64, I tried i386, but nothing changed. Is it any bug? Thank for replies. BTW Debian 7 (testing) works fine.
 
Old 03-09-2013, 11:18 PM   #2
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Probably doesn't like secure boot in the EUFI bios. I fyou're going to completely remove Win8, try turning off secure boot and installing again.

However, with Wheezy not overly far from becoming stable, I'd actually simply recommend you install that instead though.
 
Old 03-11-2013, 04:01 AM   #3
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I've sometimes found multiple mirrors really were missing something which I didn't expect they'd be missing.

You might want to find out what the system thinks your machine's architecture is, then double check those mirrors you tried, either with a web browser, or wget, curl, etc., to see if the mirrors do have files for that architecture.
 
Old 03-11-2013, 07:40 AM   #4
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I've seen this error and a few other unrelated errors occur when using an unstable Internet connection. Take a look at that too.
 
Old 03-11-2013, 10:25 AM   #5
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Thanks for replies. I have disabled secure boot after I deleted Windows 8. I have very good and stable Internet connection (broadband 90 Mbps). Problem is certainly not in the connection, because Debian 7 was installed without any problems. I will probably stay with the Debian7.

BTW When I was trying to find the reason, I found this bug report that is corresponding to my problem. http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=619640
 
  


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