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cnorwood7641
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« on: June 19, 2016, 04:42:24 AM »

I have a cr-48 (chromebook) that I wiped the drive of years ago and now It's behaving strangely.
I ran the installer and got this error:
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^More that's scrolled past the screen
sda : block size assumed to be 512 bytes, disk size 1GB.
sda: test WP failed, assume Write Enabled
 I/O error: dev 08:00, sector 0
 unable to read partition table
sda: Unit Not Ready, sense:
Current 00:00: sns = 70 2
ASC=3a ASCQ= 0
Raw sense data:0x70 0x00 0x02 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x0a 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x3a 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x00
sda : READ CAPACITY failed.
sda : status = 1, message = 00, host = 0, driver = 08
Current sd00:00: sns = 70 2
ASC=3a ASCQ= 0
Raw sense data:0x70 0x00 0x02 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x0a 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x3a 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x00
sda : block size assumed to be 512 bytes, disk size 1GB.
sda: test WP failed, assume Write Enabled
 I/O error: dev 08:00, sector 0
 unable to read partition table
An error occurred while creating the filesystem.
Some messages from mkfs:
mke2fs 1.34-WI{ (21-May-2003)
mke2fs: No such device or address while trying to determine filesystem size
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« Reply #1 on: June 19, 2016, 11:07:57 PM »

It seems there's some incompatibility with the HDD or the laptops HDD controller.

Presumably "fdisk -l /dev/sda" (run as Super User), which should list existing partitions, also produces errors. Try downloading "Parted" from the MyDSL respository and attempting to read the HDD partitions using that, if it works then you might have to manually partition the drive using Parted, then install onto that.
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