Cannot install Sabayon X MATE 64 bit

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HardyH
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Sabayon x 64 bit MATE Install bug

Post by HardyH » Wed Nov 28, 2012 17:30

Helo.
Yesterday, I tried to install sabayon x 64 bit MATE, cause I liked the live version very much.
Unfortunately I cannot install it, it stops durinng the file copying process with some anaconda installer bug.
Is this a known problem in that version?
Has anyone installed that version successfully yet?
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Hardy

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Re: Sabayon x 64 bit MATE Install bug

Post by sabayonino » Wed Nov 28, 2012 19:44

Hi

Please post this problem in Installer Issues - Anaconda **Not for Package Manager Stuff** area.

please report more informations. and Anaconda Log crash

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Cannot install Sabayon X MATE 64 bit

Post by HardyH » Thu Nov 29, 2012 22:38

Hello, Tried to install Sabayon X MATE 64 bit, could not install it, ran into an Anaconda Installer but at approx 21% of copying file progress. Any Ideas what to do?
Hardy
Edit:
Seems I am not alone:
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions ... 175432701/

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Re: Cannot install Sabayon X MATE 64 bit

Post by micia » Thu Nov 29, 2012 23:30

I've merged the identical topics.

Have you tried to partition the disk using the tools provided by the iso (either GParted or the GNOME disk partitioning utility) instead of using the (evil) Anaconda partitioner?
Try to feed Anaconda with the partitioned disk.

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Re: Cannot install Sabayon X MATE 64 bit

Post by HardyH » Thu Nov 29, 2012 23:35

No, I have not tried that yet.
If the Anaconda partitioner is so bad, why is it used?
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Re: Cannot install Sabayon X MATE 64 bit

Post by micia » Fri Nov 30, 2012 2:05

Well, I guess it's subjective, I often had bad experiences with that so I don't like it (I also had a problem similar to your one, I fixed it that way, I hope it will also work for you).
I did read from many users that they find it to be a good and reliable installer though.

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Re: Cannot install Sabayon X MATE 64 bit

Post by Johnny Who » Tue Jan 22, 2013 15:45

That `s exactly what I think. I have done 4 installs with Anaconda partiotioner without any problem...

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Re: Cannot install Sabayon X MATE 64 bit

Post by HardyH » Tue Jan 22, 2013 16:34

Johnny Who wrote:That `s exactly what I think. I have done 4 installs with Anaconda partiotioner without any problem...
I have done at least half a dozen installs with anaconda, all failed during partitioning.
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Re: Cannot install Sabayon X MATE 64 bit

Post by Fitzcarraldo » Tue Jan 22, 2013 19:39

HardyH, it's luck of the draw and depends on what hardware you have. Over the years I've performed many installations on several of own my machines and other people's machines; the SL Installer works consistently on some machines but fails consistently on other machines. My usual approach to installing SL is to boot SystemRescueCd, use GParted to partition and format the HDD, shut down, boot the desired SL LiveDVD and run the SL Installer.

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