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Unable to install any Linux Distribution [watchdog: BUG: soft lockup - CPU#3 stuck for 22s!]

rrrrrrrrrr Posts: 1Member Newbie
edited August 25 in Members Lounge
I have acquired a Acer Nitro 5 with Ryzen 7 2700U CPU, with Windows 10 pre-installed.
I have spent several days now trying to install a GNU/Linux distribution, all attempts resulting in error messages about "soft lockups" before any installation GUI appears (after USB boot).
I have attempted a few kernel paremeters:
- nouveau.modeset=0
- processor.max_cstate=1
None of them seem to do anything for me.
Hoping someone can help me.
Thank you.


  • BhaveshnitroBhaveshnitro Posts: 10Member New User
    Try editing the command line by inserting "pci=noacpi" after boot Casper
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