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by jyoung
Mon Sep 02, 2019 4:29
Forum: Installer Issues - Calamares **Not for Package Manager Stuff**
Topic: Installation errors.
Replies: 1
Views: 287

Re: Installation errors.

This is a longshot, but I once had a problem with a wifi card whose default mode was sleep/hibernation for power saving reasons. Great, except that when the machine booted up udev hung while waiting for a response from it. The solution was to disable to the sleep option at boot with an argument in t...
by jyoung
Mon Sep 02, 2019 4:26
Forum: Installer Issues - Calamares **Not for Package Manager Stuff**
Topic: installer cannot create partition(s)
Replies: 2
Views: 211

Re: installer cannot create partition(s)

I tried deleting the old partitions with fdisk before starting the installer, no luck. I eventually found that it's critical to check the 'root' box in the partition flags list when you create the root partition. This is a distinct action from just identifying the mount point as '/', which I'd done ...
by jyoung
Wed Aug 28, 2019 16:42
Forum: Installer Issues - Calamares **Not for Package Manager Stuff**
Topic: installer cannot create partition(s)
Replies: 2
Views: 211

installer cannot create partition(s)

I'm trying to setup Sabayon with manual partitioning, and I keep running into the error that the installer is unable to create partitions. I've been able to partition the disk with fdisk, so I'm sure that the physical device will accept partitioning. I've tried the option that says manual partitioni...
by jyoung
Sun Aug 25, 2019 4:45
Forum: Beginners|Newbies Area
Topic: mplayer missing from Sabayon?
Replies: 3
Views: 213

Re: mplayer missing from Sabayon?

Thanks, mpv works!

More generally, are packages from the Gentoo portage typically available in Sabayon?

thanks
by jyoung
Fri Aug 23, 2019 19:38
Forum: Beginners|Newbies Area
Topic: mplayer missing from Sabayon?
Replies: 3
Views: 213

mplayer missing from Sabayon?

Hi, I'm test-driving Sabayon on a live usb, and I'm unable to install mplayer. This topic seems to have come up in the past, as in this post forum.sabayon.org/viewtopic.php?f=86&t=34023&p=180744&hilit=mplayer#p180744 But, that was few years ago. I'm new to Sabayon, and I'm trying to decide if it's a...