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Old 08-13-2019, 07:48 PM   #1
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"unable to find a medium containing a live file system" error with reinstallation


I'm Trying to reinstall Linux (any)-- on a two computers that have/are running linux from a USB. When I run an installation disk it stops with a "unable to find a medium containing a live file system" error - on two computers running Mint 19.2 == and this happens with any Linux installation USB
this Acer is running Mint 19.2 from a USB -- but it cannot be installed from a USB iso because of this SAME "unable to find a medium containing a live file system" error
-- any advice
 
Old 08-13-2019, 08:23 PM   #2
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Suggests you aren't creating the USB correctly - how are you doing it. In detail.
 
Old 08-14-2019, 12:57 AM   #3
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the problem was the USB 32GB Sandisk Ultra USB 3.o, I have two of them and neither work for any type of Linux installation. The 64GB Sandisk Ultra Trec works fine... as does my old 32GB 3.0 Samsung USB.
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Old 08-14-2019, 07:58 AM   #4
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OK. Mark it as solved.
 
  


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