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Re: I can`t boot guixsd in macbook

From: SergioBG BG
Subject: Re: I can`t boot guixsd in macbook
Date: Mon, 30 Dec 2019 12:03:58 +0100

Ok thanks for the info , I think I will try to install with DVD.

El lun., 30 dic. 2019 a las 11:32, pelzflorian (Florian Pelz) (<
address@hidden>) escribió:

> On Mon, Dec 30, 2019 at 09:57:24AM +0200, Efraim Flashner wrote:
> > I last installed my macbook pre-1.0 so my memory is a bit hazy. My case
> > was a little different, I wanted a btrfs root on my macbook. In the end
> > I believe I used a Debian netinstall to get a minimal system, used the
> > script and then installed Guix over Debian.
> >
> This is a third way.  Maybe it’s necessary in case a current
> installation image’s kernel may be too new.  The 1.0.1 DVD should
> work, at least on an external DVD drive (my internal DVD drive fails
> at least sometimes).
> I cannot even use a current LTS kernel anymore on my 2010 Macbook, but
> I believe the reason is a defect in my Macbook’s GPU which I presume
> would not affect others, because there are error messages in dmesg and
> occasional crashes and system freezes in Blender and VLC too.  I hope
> others do not need this, but this is why instead I use inferiors like
> TL;DR affected machines are getting old, but can be made to work.
> > Another option I believe I've used in the past is I've actually taken
> > the HDD out of my macbook, installed to it, and then put it back inside
> > the machine.
> >
> You could also boot from e.g. a Debian USB flash drive, install and
> update Guix on it and perform a manual installation from such a Debian
> live system.
> Regards,
> Florian

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