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10.04 installation issue - AVWizard
« on: August 29, 2015, 02:35:40 am »
Hey all,

This is my first post here, and of course, it's because I'm having a problem.  Please bear with me as I'm not the most advanced computer guy out there. 

I recently decided to try to take my old desktop computer and repurpose it to use as a LinuxMCE hybrid.  Here's the specs on that computer, in case it's relevant:

CPU: Intel Pentium 4 2.8GHz
MoBo: Intel D915GUX
80 GB Hard Drive
3 Gig RAM
And I just recently upgraded it with an nVidia GT730 graphics card

I installed LinuxMCE version 10.04, and after rebooting, the AVWizard returned the error, "Failed to setup X."

I did some digging around the forum and found some old posting directing me to this page:

http://wiki.linuxmce.org/index.php/1004_Video_Hardware_Compatibility_List#Add_ALSA_.24_Support

While my graphics card isn't listed on there, I assumed it would be similar to other nVidia cards, so I followed the same fix.  I entered the command screen and use the "sudo -I" command to work as root.  I then followed all of the commands to upgrade the Kernel to Natty.  Upon restart, the computer stops loading.  There's a lot of gibberish, but the last line is the following:

[Microsoft Microsoft Wireless Desktop Receiver 3.1] on USB-0000:00:1d.3-1/input1udevd-work[117]: '/sbin/modprobe -b pci:v000010DE0000F02sv00003842sd00002732bc03sc00i00' unexpected exit with status 0X0009

I assumed this had something to do with my wireless mouse and keyboard with the receiver plugged into the USB port.  So I unplugged that to see what would happen, and I restarted.  In this case I get a very similar message:

udevd-work[86]: '/sbin/modprobe -b pci:v000010DEd00000F02sv00003842sd00002732bc03sc00i00' unexpected exit with status 0X0009

At this point, I tried restarting several times hitting alt+F2 to re-enter the command mode, but either nothing happens at all, or I just get a black screen.  In any case, I'm unable to do anything further.

I then tried re-installing LinuxMCE 10.04.  This time, when I went to upgrade the Kernel to Natty, I also upgraded ALSA at the same time, but I ended up with the same problems.

I'm not really sure what to do at this point.  I'm not sure if I'm following outdated information, or there's something else I should try.  Any help would be much appreciated.

Thank you

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Re: 10.04 installation issue - AVWizard
« Reply #1 on: August 29, 2015, 09:56:09 am »
Try 1204

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Re: 10.04 installation issue - AVWizard
« Reply #2 on: August 30, 2015, 07:06:05 pm »
That was one possibility I was thinking of. 

It's currently installing 12.04.  I know it says that this can take a long time, but it's been running for over a day now.  It still appears to be doing something, so I'm going to let it go for a while longer, but I'm not sure how long I should wait before I try something else.

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Re: 10.04 installation issue - AVWizard
« Reply #3 on: September 01, 2015, 04:46:30 pm »
This should not take all that long, however we have noticed some really slow connections to our repository lately that could be interfering.

What installation method did you choose?  DVD or net?  If dvd, which one did you use?

We've been updating our installers recently and may have introduced a bug somewhere.  Let me know the answers to the above and we'll see if we can figure out what is happening.

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Re: 10.04 installation issue - AVWizard
« Reply #4 on: September 01, 2015, 11:32:13 pm »
I did a DVD install, using the latest released file on Aug. 26, LMCE-1204-20150826150731228.


I haven't had the time to do anything else so I just let it run, so it's been 3.5 days now.  It really hasn't done anything in a while. If it's relevant, the last lines on the screen read:

ConfirmDependencies buildall is running
[33973.824663] perf samples too long (2511>2500), lowering kernel.perf_event_max_sample_rate to 50000
[112416.743557] perf samples too long (5006>5000), lowering kernel.perf_event_max_sample_rate to 25000

And it's just been sitting there for ~ 2 days...

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Re: 10.04 installation issue - AVWizard
« Reply #5 on: September 02, 2015, 05:12:55 pm »
Hi jvandam87,

Just a couple of things...

I hope you verified your md5sum value.

When you burn your image to a DVD, burn at the slowest speed possible.

I just downloaded the 731228.iso and will be testing the image later.

I'll let you know how it went.


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Re: 10.04 installation issue - AVWizard
« Reply #6 on: September 02, 2015, 07:39:20 pm »
Hi,

I can confirm what you are seeing.

I took it a little further than you probably have and the 731228 snaphot goes no where.

As well this snap has no capability of building a separate MD (Media Director).

I am presently installing an older snapshot and if it is successful as a Core/Hybrid I will notify you of the date tag.


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Re: 10.04 installation issue - AVWizard
« Reply #7 on: September 02, 2015, 08:49:29 pm »
Hi,

I've tried a few DVD snapshots but each one was problematic.

If you are just trying to build a Core/Hybrid, just for checking things out, http://forum.linuxmce.org/index.php?topic=14089.0, worked for me.

I did create MD's (Media Directors) on this load [requires extra work as MD's weren't part of original build due to DVD space restrictions].


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Re: 10.04 installation issue - AVWizard
« Reply #8 on: September 03, 2015, 03:17:29 pm »
Hi,

You could also try installing Kubuntu and doing a web upgrade as per these instructions...

http://wiki.linuxmce.org/index.php/Installing_1204


Good luck.

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Re: 10.04 installation issue - AVWizard
« Reply #9 on: September 03, 2015, 06:57:11 pm »
I have been doing extensive work on the installation process for LinuxMCE over the last two weeks.  I can confirm that the DVD installs are broken atm.  I am working on them to bring them back to functionality.  The net install will also be problematic until the following update is pushed to the repo: pluto-boot-scripts (234) - fix kdm disabling, you can follow http://wiki.linuxmce.org/index.php/LinuxMCE-1204_pre-alpha to see when that update is pushed and net installs should work properly after that.

J.