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Re: ISO didn't run when created with livecd-iso-to-disk (Fat32 versus ext3?)



On Fri, 2008-12-12 at 07:45 +0800, Ed Greshko wrote:
> Linuxguy123 wrote:
> > I formatted the USB drive as ext3.  Its 1 GB in size.
> >
> > # livecd-iso-to-disk --reset-mbr  --overlay-size-mb
> > 150  /home/xxx/Download/f10-kde-4.1.80-1/f10-kde-4.1.80-i686-200812091339.iso  /dev/sdc1
> >
> > Verifying image...
> > /home/xxx/Download/f10-kde-4.1.80-1/f10-kde-4.1.80-i686-200812091339.iso:   a96d2ab033fdb2506f6c0a992ce0dcd6
> > Fragment sums:
> > e688f4ff7644a9b4f19db4829273d6ecdfbefd5844559dcae9dd1f628667
> > Fragment count: 20
> > Checking: 100.0%
> >
> > The media check is complete, the result is: PASS.
> >
> > It is OK to use this media.
> > Already set up as live image.
> > Deleting old OS in fifteen seconds...
> > Copying live image to USB stick
> > Updating boot config file
> > Initializing persistent overlay file
> > 0+0 records in
> > 0+0 records out
> > 0 bytes (0 B) copied, 3.4294e-05 s, 0.0 kB/s
> > Installing boot loader
> > /media/usbdev.rt821k/syslinux is device /dev/sdc1
> > USB stick set up as live image!
> >
> > So I then booted it and got this on the command line:
> >
> > Mount: you must specify the file system type.
> > Bug in initramfs/init detected  Dropping to a shell.
> > Good Luck !
> > Bash: no job control in this shell.
> > <shell is non functional>
> >
> > I ran this same iso a couple times before when the drive was formatted
> > as FAT32.   Does the livecd-iso-to-disk have problems with a drive
> > formatted as ext3 ?
> >
> >
> >   
> The method you used does not create a bootable result.
> 
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/How_to_create_and_use_Live_USB
> 
> And notice there are 2 sections....
> 
> Bootable USB from a running Live CD/DVD
> 
> is the one you need.

My Dumb.  Or just half asleep.  Excellent post.  Thanks.



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