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Old 11-28-2008, 05:32 PM   #1
Mecharuva
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Good live, bad install: fluxflux eee 2008 09 on Eee 901


I run the fluxflux-eee Live USB and it works fine.
I try to format the hard drives and it BICKERS LIKE MAD giving me 3 error popups for a partition every time I unmount it (then it mounts every OTHER partition that isn't mounted).
Fail, etc. etc.

I get it installed, then nearly every major component (even the Display Manager) can't be found by the system on boot.

So I get localhost login on my screen and nothing works.

I picked the 901 specific Live/Install too.
 
Old 11-28-2008, 09:18 PM   #2
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Do yourself a favor and install Debian it runs great on the Eee.

DebianEeePC/HowTo/Install - Debian Wiki
http://wiki.debian.org/DebianEeePC/HowTo/Install

Only takes my 701 20 seconds to boot to LXDE, even with wireless on I get at least 3 hrs of battery time.
 
  


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