Booted up nicely, I first choose install.
The e logo appeared and then this error message came.
The same error message happens when I choose boot without installing.
What could be wrong ?
-Intel i7 6700K
-16GB Crucial RAM
-spare 250 GB Samsung SSD with macOS-HS installed.
Windows 10 and macOS are successfully running on separate SSD's that are not connected during my elementary OS install attempt.

Error during setup

  • I would start looking at your BIOS. – Pretzel Jones Feb 13 '18 at 18:36

Seems I had to use the older 2.0 USB port on the back. But still I wonder what people with only USB 3.0 ports have to do then (besides burning a DVD) ? I'm typing this on the "try without installing" option of Elemenary :) .

My own best guess is that the Elementary.ISO doesn't have a compatible driver for my mainboard.

  • Just to follow-up...you were able to install by moving your USB drive to a 2.0 port? – linux_tim Feb 20 '18 at 17:08
  • Yes, that is the only thing I did to try Elementary OS. – macBart Feb 24 '18 at 16:57
  • Once elementary was installed did the 3.0 port(s) function correctly? – linux_tim Feb 24 '18 at 17:19

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