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Month: May 2018

Re: [trinity-users] Installing Debian, offset error

From: Robert Peters <robertpeters9@...>
Date: Wed, 9 May 2018 15:57:06 -0700
On 9 May 2018 at 15:47, dep <dep@...> wrote:
> On Wed, May 9, 2018 at 6:23 PM, Robert Peters <robertpeters9@...>
> wrote:
> Hello, Has anyone installed Debian 9 from USB? I try to install to a ~480GB
> SDD that is in a carrier connected to a USB port. When trying to write
> partition changes to disk, the installer stops and complains that the root
> partition is offset by some multiple of 512 bytes. I try without success to
> find a way to set the SSD's physical and logical volume both sizes to 4096
> bytes. Maybe the carrier's connection circuitry affects the perceived volume
> size? Maybe the SDD has to be internal and directly connected to the laptop?
> Thanks for any help.
> might you use something like gparted to handle the partitioning and then do
> the install? or simply linux fdisk?

Tried both, also cfdisk, checked the man pages - there seems to be no
command to set both volume sizes.
BTW, I tried "force UEFI mode" and "do not force".  For each, I tried
manual and guided partitioning.  In every case there is an offset
error :-(