Re: Choose between amd64 and i386
- Date: Sat, 10 Jun 2017 10:48:21 -0500
- From: Richard Owlett <rowlett@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Choose between amd64 and i386
On 06/10/2017 09:38 AM, Richard Owlett wrote:
On 06/10/2017 08:41 AM, Rodolfo Medina wrote:
Pascal Hambourg <pascal@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
Le 07/06/2017 à 10:33, Rodolfo Medina a écrit :
Some months ago I tried many times to install Debian on my Debian
Acer One ...
Did you try all combinations of the following ?
- BIOS/legacy boot mode or EFI boot mode
- text-mode install or GUI install
- 32-bit install or 64-bit install
Then I try to reboot with power button but the machine remains
for many hours in that state... Then after many hours it turns off...
I am NOT familiar with any Acer product. However, there is a useful
feature in my assortment of Lenovo laptops and one desktop. It might
be described as a "panic stop". It is triggered by pressing and
holding the power button. It is *BRUTE* force and regularly causes
Debian to run adisk diagnostic on the next boot.
You might check Acer documentation or user group for a similar
I just browsed back thru the thread and saw no mention of using a Live
edition. These are available at:
That will help distinguish between specifically "installation issues"
and "general suitability issues". What I'm thinking of is there some
non-free software requirement that is causing atypical installation