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tevang2
November 25th, 2016, 06:10 PM
Can someone please tell me why the installation halts?

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48168252/IMG_20161125_181214.jpg

ian-weisser
November 26th, 2016, 04:01 AM
Well, if it choked on systemd-udevd.service, then I would suspect incompatible or defective hardware.

Do you have access to the Live environment?

tevang2
November 29th, 2016, 05:25 PM
This is the screen messages I get when I try to run Ubuntu live:

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48168252/Link%20to%20IMG_20161129_171048.jpg

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48168252/IMG_20161129_172208.jpg

In case this looks like a hardware compatibility issue, these are my laptop's specifications:

http://www.ultrabookreview.com/8975-asus-rog-gl552vw-review/#a1

Maybe it's due to the Skylake Intel processor it has. For the record I haven't used my new laptop since when I bought it in May (!!!), because I could not make any Linux distro work properly! Any idea how to fix it?

oldfred
November 29th, 2016, 05:38 PM
The nVidia chip almost always needs nomodeset whether booting with UEFI or BIOS.

At grub menu you can use e for edit, scroll to linux line and replace quiet splash with nomodeset.
How to set NOMODESET and other kernel boot options in grub2 - both BIOS liveCD & grub first boot ( also UEFI with grub)
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1613132
How to add boot parameters, grub menu after install (also grub when UEFI)
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/KernelBootParameters

(https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/KernelBootParameters)
ASUS ROG GL552VW-CN104T
http://askubuntu.com/questions/694453/new-laptop-skylake-cannot-boot-xubuntu-even-with-boot-parameters
Problems Installing on ASUS F555U needed boot option pci=nomsi
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2303665
Asus x555u w/o pci=nomsi - space issue on drive and runaway log files filling drive
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2327103&page=3
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2327570


(https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/KernelBootParameters)