Installation Debian 9.7 Laptop HP 240G

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Installation Debian 9.7 Laptop HP 240G

Postby felipegdm » 2019-01-29 14:03

Hello everyone,

I'm trying to install debian using the debian 9.7 64 bits non-free firmware iso in a HP 240G laptop, with 120Gb SSD and 4Gb of RAM. The non-free firmware is needed by the Realtek network adapters

I'm using a 8Gb pendrive for usb booting and have already tried with a 16Gb pendrive

The instalation fails in the end, when triyng to configure package manager, using the cli installer, the error messages are:

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fclose: No space left in the disk
libkmod: kmod_load_new_from_loaded could not open /proc/modules: No such file or directory
error: could not get a list of modules: No such file or directory
grep: /proc/meminfo: no such file or directory
Cannot determine system memory


It says there is no space left in the disk, but there is nothing in the disk. I've selected automatic partiotining in a clean disk.

Thank you in advance!
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Re: Installation Debian 9.7 Laptop HP 240G

Postby Head_on_a_Stick » 2019-01-29 15:33

How did you transfer the ISO image to the USB stick?

Hint: unetbootin doesn't work.
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Re: Installation Debian 9.7 Laptop HP 240G

Postby felipegdm » 2019-01-29 17:32

Thanks for the reply!

I've used Rufus tool on Windows 10 PC and also tried to use dd comand from another Debian instalation. Both produced the same result
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Re: Installation Debian 9.7 Laptop HP 240G

Postby Head_on_a_Stick » 2019-01-29 17:40

felipegdm wrote:I've used Rufus tool on Windows 10 PC

Did you select "DD" [sic] mode?

felipegdm wrote:tried to use dd comand

Did you manage to find the correct syntax?

I prefer
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cp debian.iso /dev/sdX ; sync

^ That's easier to remember and also (slightly) quicker than dd.
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Re: Installation Debian 9.7 Laptop HP 240G

Postby felipegdm » 2019-01-29 17:48

Head_on_a_Stick wrote:
felipegdm wrote:I've used Rufus tool on Windows 10 PC

Did you select "DD" [sic] mode?


No, I've used the recomended ISO mode

Head_on_a_Stick wrote:
felipegdm wrote:tried to use dd comand

Did you manage to find the correct syntax?


The command I've used:

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sudo dd if=./firmware-9.7.0-amd64-DVD-1.iso of=/dev/sdb bs=1M status=progress


Can this be the cause of the problem?
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Re: Installation Debian 9.7 Laptop HP 240G

Postby Head_on_a_Stick » 2019-01-29 18:01

felipegdm wrote:
Head_on_a_Stick wrote:
felipegdm wrote:I've used Rufus tool on Windows 10 PC

Did you select "DD" [sic] mode?


No, I've used the recomended ISO mode

I don't think that works for Debian's isohybrid images.

felipegdm wrote:The command I've used:

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sudo dd if=./firmware-9.7.0-amd64-DVD-1.iso of=/dev/sdb bs=1M status=progress

Well that should work.

Did you check the integrity of the image when you downloaded it?

If you did then copying the image back from the stick to another file and comparing SHA sums with the original will expose any errors on the USB stick.
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Re: Installation Debian 9.7 Laptop HP 240G

Postby felipegdm » 2019-01-29 18:21

Head_on_a_Stick wrote:Did you check the integrity of the image when you downloaded it?


I've downloaded from torrent, the client says the file is fine. But i will copy the image back and compare SHA sums to be sure.
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