da8: reading primary partition table: error accessing offset when installing from USB to SSD on Thinkpad X220

Justin Sherrill justin at shiningsilence.com
Sun Jan 18 16:00:34 PST 2015

There's no in-place method to upgrade from i386 to x86_64 - it's a
fresh install.  I'd suggest you download a new 4.0.2 64-bit image and
install it immediately, so that you are starting on a more 'permanent'

On Sun, Jan 18, 2015 at 6:03 PM, Ward H <wardh6973 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Just thought I might drop a line and mention that using a USB DVDRW drive to
> install worked! The version I've got is,
> unfortunately i386. Guess I'll need to update.... is there some special step
> or two to change to the amd64 version? Otherwise, I'll just post here again
> if I get stuck. Thanks all for the help, and I'm looking forward to many
> good years with this OS!

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