On Mon, Feb 19, 2018 at 05:44:44AM -0800, snowboard...@gmail.com wrote: > On Monday, February 19, 2018 at 2:36:08 PM UTC+1, Yuraeitha wrote: > > On Monday, February 19, 2018 at 1:20:24 PM UTC+1, snowbo...@gmail.com wrote: > > > I feel like a total idiot here but here is what I am doing: > > > > > > 1) I make an HVM (tried both normal and template) and then assign more > > > disk space to it. > > > 2) I download the ubuntu iso file for desktop. > > > 3) I run qvm-start ubuntu --cdrom=vmpath:/home/user/downloads/xxx.iso > > > 4) I run the installation that surprisingly finishes ultra fast. There > > > are two disks one is xvda and xvdb. The first has the space that VM has > > > for "personal usage" and the second for "system". I tried installing on > > > both with same result. > > > 5) As the installation finishes when I shutdown the machine it doesn't > > > shutdown. A black window keeps on. Then I kill it with Qubes-manager. > > > 6) after that it doesn't start. It says booting from hard drive but > > > nothing happens. > > > > > > I tried many times. What am I doing wrong? > > > > > > thanks in advance > > > > Don't label yourself as an idiot. Although I'm not an expert, but your > > logical approach seems pretty good to me, you try to find the reason and > > logic behind it. No matter what, trying to solve it is a good logical > > quality. > > > > As for why it doesn't work, it seems like a driver issue for graphics? You > > could try change the AppVM's grub menu, and put a different graphic driver, > > xdriver=vesa, nomodeset, or something along those lines. Vast topics can be > > found on this issue, now that you can suspect graphiic issues, you can more > > easily find these topics to try troubleshoot it if neither commands above > > work. > > > > You can also try change the used kernel to '' blank, since Ubuntu custom > > install without Qubes code, probably has no means to use its own kernel > > pulled from dom0 kernels, and the Ubuntu kernel may try to boot up while > > the VM kernel's located in dom0. As such, there may be a conflict here? I'm > > not sure if this is what is happening, but you can try put the qvm-prefs > > for the kernel in blank, install again and see what happens, it should > > allow Ubuntu to use its own kernel, I believe. > > > > btw, for what purposes are you getting Ubuntu? By any chance is it codecs? > > are the other reasons? It may be more efficient to fix up Fedora or Debian, > > instead of getting Ubuntu up and running. It's just that there are so many > > Ubuntu questions lately, I'm a bit lost as to why people would want Ubuntu > > if they installed Qubes OS. Qubes OS is a bit of a leap to jump from > > Ubuntu, Debian or Fedora isn't that bad for next steps after Ubuntu, but > > Qubes OS may be a bit of a leap in its current state. > > > > The only real nice thing is the ease to install nvidia drivers, but that is > > hardly something you will end up needing in Qubes anyway. Can I ask what > > you need Ubuntu for? and perhaps if you desire to give it a shot for an > > alternative, and try Fedora and Debian to get the tasks done you usually do > > on Ubuntu? If you still feel like going for Ubuntu, then that's fine, I > > won't get in the way for that. > > > > As such, if keeping Ubuntu, fixing graphic drivers may be a good place to > > start here? > > Hi thanks I will try that. I am using Ubuntu because Debian 8 is such a pain > when installing new software. You need to enable testing and unstable repos > and then you end up with a mixed system then things break down etc. Ubuntu 16 > is for sure compatible with most software oob for the next 2 years. >
Can you try again, just installing to the first disk?(xvda) Also, make sure that you have enough memory allocated: qvm-prefs <qube> -s memory 8192 qvm-prefs <qube> -s maxmem 8192 You're doing the right thing, and as you can boot from the iso all should be fine. There are issues with Ubuntu resolution when running as VM - you can see reference to this in the list in the past. Changing graphics drivers wont help with that issue. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "qubes-users" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to qubes-users+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/qubes-users/20180219161826.zizubfyve5h2tiat%40thirdeyesecurity.org. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.