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Old 07-23-2020, 07:40 PM   #1
Eduardo A. M. Pessanha
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Linux mint 20 freezes when booted from external HD via USB


Hello everyone,

Forgive me, but I'm not good at English !!

I recently installed linux Mint 20 on an external hard drive via USB, but every time you start the system from that hard drive it freezes and crashes !!!
I tested this HD on my lap and it normally booted !!!

Does anyone know or can run the external hard drive via USB.

Machine: Type: Portable System: Dell Product: Dell System XPS L502X
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Dell model: 0MY6GN
date: 07/09/2012
CPU: Topology: Quad Core model: Intel Core i7- 2670QM bits: 64 type: MT MCP
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Old 07-23-2020, 09:42 PM   #2
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Hello.

Did it ever work correctly if only once?

The normal answer is that some part of the usb attachment is bad or slightly bad. Anything from power to timings to host usb controller and maybe memory??
 
Old 07-24-2020, 11:05 AM   #3
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Hello,

In no time, this version of Mint (and also Ubuntu 20) worked correctly via USB !!!! Previous versions have always worked normally !!!!
 
Old 07-24-2020, 11:08 AM   #4
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Hello,

Correcting !!!
No, this version of Mint (and also Ubuntu 20) never worked correctly via USB !!!! Previous versions have always worked normally !!!
 
Old 07-24-2020, 04:02 PM   #5
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My guess is some problem with the usb path in terms of data quality or oddity of timing.

Guess you can also try a Debian install just to double check. Be sure to test your download via shal or md5. Be sure to run memtest for a day or so.


Try a usb flash drive that is known to work well with linux.
 
  


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