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Re: Debian installation issues




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On Thu, Jun 08, 2017 at 08:26:03AM +0100, Michael Fothergill wrote:
> On 8 June 2017 at 05:34, David DLC <drvrddc@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> > Hello,
> >
> > [...] I get the error message "The selected boot device failed.
> > Press <enter> to continue." [...]

> Hi there.  Try booting up and loading the bios.  Check that it is sniffing
> around for usb sticks and DVD's etc by default before trying to boot from
> the hard drive.  If the default is the hard drive you need to change the
> boot order to include the device ie DVD drive or USB stick etc.
> 
> It sounds like that might not be the problem here but it is worth checking
> anyway.

Indeed. it sounds like it's not the problem: the system *is* finding
some boot device it isn't happy with. And this boot device is most
probably (not 100%, but close ;) the freshly-prepared USB stick. So
I'd say first go for the stick (how it was prepared, etc.) then go
for the BIOS. Then go for the rest.

cheers
- -- t
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