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by iridesce
28 Mar 2020 06:14
Forum: Installation
Topic: SolydK on Alienware m15 R2
Replies: 16
Views: 2480

Re: SolydK on Alienware m15 R2

Thanks ilu, That was the ticket, I did switch to ahci and that worked ... onward to getting the wireless to work with the previously mentioned process. Also, when I switched to ahci, I lost access to the Windows 10 installation. I imagined that like grub, I I could assign boot sequences of the possi...
by iridesce
16 Mar 2020 22:24
Forum: Installation
Topic: SolydK on Alienware m15 R2
Replies: 16
Views: 2480

Re: SolydK on Alienware m15 R2

Thanks ilu

Life got busy last week, I'll check into your links

Stay safe out there
by iridesce
14 Mar 2020 03:00
Forum: Installation
Topic: SolydK on Alienware m15 R2
Replies: 16
Views: 2480

Re: SolydK on Alienware m15 R2

I thought that would be the case ... curiousier and curiousier ...

I appreciate your brainstorming and directions to possibly uncover the hard drive.

My approach is to solicit help and persevere ..

Thank you for this wonderful flavour
by iridesce
12 Mar 2020 04:22
Forum: Installation
Topic: SolydK on Alienware m15 R2
Replies: 16
Views: 2480

live-installer-3

Greetings from the Pacific Northwest Fortunately communicating virtually carries no threat of viral exposure ... hope all are safe and warm there. Below and attached are the results of attempting installation using the live-installer-3_2020. The deb installed fine and then ... solydxk@solydxk:~$ liv...
by iridesce
11 Mar 2020 23:19
Forum: Installation
Topic: SolydK on Alienware m15 R2
Replies: 16
Views: 2480

Re: SolydK on Alienware m15 R2

Thanks for your ideas I did download the installer-3 and will attempt it later __________________________________________ > This looks like two 32GB pen drives. It is two 32 GB pen drives. One is for the live version. The second one was for copying the konsole output requested. For whatever reason, ...
by iridesce
11 Mar 2020 04:05
Forum: Installation
Topic: SolydK on Alienware m15 R2
Replies: 16
Views: 2480

Re: SolydK on Alienware m15 R2

Thanks for your ongoing attention.

GParted via menu comes up with the same

GParted via command line comes up with same
by iridesce
07 Mar 2020 02:45
Forum: Installation
Topic: SolydK on Alienware m15 R2
Replies: 16
Views: 2480

Re: SolydK on Alienware m15 R2

Another fwiw

From Win 10 command line
Fixed hard disk media PM981a NVMe Samsung 1024GB
by iridesce
07 Mar 2020 02:29
Forum: Installation
Topic: SolydK on Alienware m15 R2
Replies: 16
Views: 2480

Re: SolydK on Alienware m15 R2

Thank you for your reply and for all of this. We are blessed with your sharing your gifts. solydxk@solydxk:~$ sudo fdisk -l Disk /dev/sda: 28.9 GiB, 31029460992 bytes, 60604416 sectors Disk model: USB DISK 3.0 Units: sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 byte...
by iridesce
05 Mar 2020 07:40
Forum: Installation
Topic: SolydK on Alienware m15 R2
Replies: 16
Views: 2480

SolydK on Alienware m15 R2

Greetings, Hope you are enjoying the march to Spring. Thanks for sharing the time here. I was gifted with this laptop and, while it did load SolydK 10 live, when it went to install SolydK 10, it ( gparted? ) could only find the installation thumb drive and not the laptop hard drive. The wireless als...
by iridesce
30 Jan 2020 04:34
Forum: KDE specific (SolydK)
Topic: Fan always on
Replies: 2
Views: 1480

Re: Fan always on

Thanks for the look and the suggestions.

I will try these.
by iridesce
28 Jan 2020 18:20
Forum: KDE specific (SolydK)
Topic: Fan always on
Replies: 2
Views: 1480

Fan always on

Welcome to 2020 I installed SolydK 10 on a new partition of the below laptop. Installation went fine, though the fan is running all the time. I have SolydK 9 installed on another partition in the same laptop and the fan rarely runs. Any thoughts, ideas and suggestions regarding the fan continually r...
by iridesce
30 Jan 2019 17:51
Forum: KDE specific (SolydK)
Topic: Partition boot screen does not show up
Replies: 9
Views: 5378

Re: Partition boot screen does not show up

Thanks @ilu, I do appreciate your taking time to investigate this.

Currently I'm engaged in regular end of month and finishing up end of year activities for work. I'll get back to you in a week or so.

Again, we thank you for your sharing of knowledge with us. Have a great week
by iridesce
29 Jan 2019 17:32
Forum: KDE specific (SolydK)
Topic: Partition boot screen does not show up
Replies: 9
Views: 5378

Re: Partition boot screen does not show up

Thanks for your idea @ilu. I've been gone, so hadn't been able to get back till now. I did the grub-install and updated grub. Still unable to view either the momentary gpu splash screen, bios screen or SolydK partition screen during boot up. Maybe a bios issue ?? We appreciate your taking time to he...
by iridesce
14 Jan 2019 19:25
Forum: KDE specific (SolydK)
Topic: Partition boot screen does not show up
Replies: 9
Views: 5378

Re: Partition boot screen does not show up

Also, as you referenced them root@box:/home/user# /sys/firmware/efi bash: /sys/firmware/efi: No such file or directory root@box:/home/user# /usr/bin/bootinfoscript Boot Info Script 0.61 [1 April 2012] Identifying MBRs... Computing Partition Table of /dev/sda... Computing Partition Table of /dev/sdb....
by iridesce
14 Jan 2019 18:53
Forum: KDE specific (SolydK)
Topic: Partition boot screen does not show up
Replies: 9
Views: 5378

Re: Partition boot screen does not show up

Thanks for following this thread and troubleshooting ilu. A bit of history perhaps is in order. I bought the box from thinkpenguin in September of last year. It came with the current SoldyK version installed on sda2 and I put SolydK on sdb1. sdb2 is strictly storage though I did format in ext4. The ...
by iridesce
11 Jan 2019 23:04
Forum: KDE specific (SolydK)
Topic: Partition boot screen does not show up
Replies: 9
Views: 5378

Re: Partition boot screen does not show up

Thanks for the assistance ilu, didn't think to start here. I've never dealt with such a situation. Please let me know if I can supply any other code. root@machine:/home/user# fdisk -l Disk /dev/sda: 232.9 GiB, 250059350016 bytes, 488397168 sectors Units: sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes Sector size (l...
by iridesce
10 Jan 2019 21:46
Forum: KDE specific (SolydK)
Topic: Partition boot screen does not show up
Replies: 9
Views: 5378

Partition boot screen does not show up

Greetings, Hope all had a great holiday season. Have run into a weird situation. I was trying to boot into a different partition and when I rebooted the machine the partition boot screen that shows up prior to choosing/booting into a partition never showed up. Fortunately the machine did boot into t...
by iridesce
02 Nov 2018 18:07
Forum: Software
Topic: Installing Virtualbox Extension Pack [SOLVED]
Replies: 1
Views: 3325

Re: Installing Virtualbox Extension Pack

LOL, my issue was in getting usb support so I could print from the XP VM ... When the directions said to reboot after installing the Guest Additions, I thought it meant the Virtualbox VM ... When I rebooted the SolydK installation, joy :roll: Hope all have a relatively stressful and joyful holiday s...
by iridesce
02 Nov 2018 17:20
Forum: Software
Topic: Installing Virtualbox Extension Pack [SOLVED]
Replies: 1
Views: 3325

Installing Virtualbox Extension Pack [SOLVED]

Greetings all, Thanks for your participation in our most excellent distro :clap: It's been awhile since I've been back as I haven't run into issues and am not as technically inclined as many here are. So ... I just installed SolydK 201807 onto a new Penguin Pro 6 and ran into a snag when installing ...
by iridesce
02 Nov 2018 16:55
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Dual Boot (Windows 10) installation on ASUS Zenbook UX330UA-AH55
Replies: 4
Views: 24646

Re: Dual Boot (Windows 10) installation on ASUS Zenbook UX330UA-AH55

Tripping though the Boards here and ran across this post. Thanks for a well laid out procedure @pkay42 !!! Dealing with EFI for the first time kind of scared me, this looks much better than my attempt. I did a similar install to a Zenbook a few years ago and achieved success more through sheer persi...

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