Cant boot to Sabayon 13.08 & 13.07 !

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wolfyrion
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Cant boot to Sabayon 13.08 & 13.07 !

Post by wolfyrion » Tue Aug 13, 2013 6:23

Hi There ,

I am new to Sabayon but I am using Linux now for like 6 months tried different distros etc (Using Linux Mint atm)
I have tried sabayon 13.07 and 13.08 but none of this can boot to my system.
Only Sabayon 13.04 can boot succesfully.

The problem with 13.08 is that when my computer is booting the 2 Screens cant find the VGA Signal and as a result are turning off but this is not happening on 13.04
Maybe the problem is with the ATI Drivers ? I have one HIS AMD Radeon 5970x2...

Also I have tried to install 13.04 , it recognized my Revodrive 2x60GB (strip mirror) , proceed with the installation(which it took ages to finish) after my system booted it stuck...
I think Sabayon somehow didnt install any bootloader on my system , tried again for second time the same thing....

Thats all was my experience on Sabayon :o
keep up the good work , I will test again when new release will be out......

pandev92
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Re: Cant boot to Sabayon 13.08 & 13.07 !

Post by pandev92 » Tue Aug 13, 2013 11:54

I have exactly the same problem, the solution was to use the option "nomodeset" on the boot parametres but it seem that it deactive the ati drivers...:(

APu a8 5600k

brian_the_droid
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Re: Cant boot to Sabayon 13.08 & 13.07 !

Post by brian_the_droid » Tue Aug 13, 2013 18:07

i can confirm this. i have an ati hd6870 card. i downloaded the latest iso and it failed to boot. it got much of the way but never loaded the desktop and actually froze. i was able to eject the cd but had to use the reboot button on my computer. the _ on the screen was not blinking at all. it had frozen. this was the 64bit version.

Stupot
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Re: Cant boot to Sabayon 13.08 & 13.07 !

Post by Stupot » Tue Aug 13, 2013 18:20

Does booting with the "nomodeset" cheat code work for you?

brian_the_droid
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Re: Cant boot to Sabayon 13.08 & 13.07 !

Post by brian_the_droid » Wed Aug 14, 2013 22:31

haven't tried. never had to do anything on previous versions (including 13.04)

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