[arch-general] stuck on a black screen (installing Asus_x205ta)

Maxwell Anselm silverhammermba at gmail.com
Wed Mar 16 16:06:23 UTC 2016

> I followed https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Asus_x205ta
> from start to #Install_Arch and i'm now stuck:
> I'm booting on a menu with 3 choices:
> * Arch iso install
> * EFI v1
> * EFI v2
> none of them is working: if i select one, the screen turns black 'til i
> reboot. i don't even know how to get an error message or any other clue.
> can someone help?

The easiest way would be to ditch EFI and go back to legacy BIOS. There
should be an option for this in your BIOS, but you may need to Google
around to find the right options to set. Once you do that, you should be
able to boot and install from the normal Arch ISO without modification.


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