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Im trying to Install Sabayon 3.26 64 bit version.
The sequence of events are as follows:
I have DVD RW and CD RW Drive. install disc is DVD in DVDRW drive
When I select Install Sabayon in text or graphics mode, it tries to mount /dev/sr0 and CD RW drive light blinks. I presume /dev/sr1 is DVDRW drive which is supposed to be mounted. If i place ne disk in my CDRW drive i.e. sr0, it displays invalid boot disk message and doesn check sr1
If i dont place ne thing in CDRW drive, I get "Kernel Panic" error message.
Sorry for confusing you. Ill make it clear. The DVD boots from DVDRW drive. But it starts reading CDRW drive(/dev/sr0). And ends up with the message no bootable media since Im booting from DVD. I checked in /dev and sr1(supposed to be DVDRW drive) doesn exist. This happens for ne option(ie live cd, text installation etc).
Hope im clear now.
Have some good and bad news.
Good is tat i can finally boot the DVD
I made the DVDRW drive as primary slave and am able to boot the DVD.
Now the bad news. Im still not able to install
The problem is after the progress bar reaches almost completion(when i select livecd, gui installl, console install etc), the monitor goes blank and monitor led blinks. So it implies my monitor is not detected. When i press Ctrl+Alt+F1 , i get the console. When i try to start gdm(/usr/bin) or Xsession(/etc/X11), I get the foll error messages :
xterm xterror : cant open display %s
xterm : Display not setup
I also tried copying xorg.conf.legacy to xorg.conf and also tried configuring xorg.conf again. But no use.
I can get to console. Can i install from there, is there ne provision???
That sounds like it has put the monitor to sleep (OK, literally power-save mode)!
So it implies my monitor is not detected.
I'm not so sure. See previous comment. Did your monitor maybe have an allergic reaction to being probed???
When i press Ctrl+Alt+F1 , i get the console.
Is the monitor light still blinking? Maybe Ctrl+Alt+F1 woke the monitor up? When you get to this point try Alt-F2, Alt-F3, etc., in sequence and see if you can get back to your graphical display. At least that's my idea. This is weird!