PureOS installation image wouldn't boot on Dell XPS 9380
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PureOS 8 insatllation image was flashed to USB drive using BaleaEtcher on Mac OS
BaleaEtcher for Linux reported image not bootable
After reboot of XPS 9380 the USB drive is not recognized as bootable
fdisk reports:

fdisk -l /dev/sda

Disk /dev/sda: 1.9 GiB, 2055208960 bytes, 4014080 sectors
Disk model: Flash Disk
Units: sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
Disklabel type: dos
Disk identifier: 0x2fcb8945

Device Boot Start End Sectors Size Id Type
/dev/sda1 * 64 3020639 3020576 1.5G 17 Hidden HPFS/NTFS

Any hepl? since I would really like to give PureOS a try

gyps created this task.Wed, Aug 7, 5:50 PM

Did you check the hashsums on the USB drive for the image?

You may have to disable UEFI in the BIOS.

Troubleshooting tips here: https://tracker.pureos.net/w/installation_guide/boot_prompt/

jeremiah.foster triaged this task as "Normal" priority.Thu, Aug 22, 1:59 PM

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