Two methods to make installable f11 usbkey - only one works!
cpanceac at gmail.com
Fri Jul 10 08:51:01 UTC 2009
2009/7/10 Mike Cloaked <mike.cloaked at gmail.com>
> I have an interesting phenomenon for install (failure) off a usbkey for F11
> that I would like to understand.
> I used the method at
> (which I wrote), to try and install F11 on a Samsung NC10 netbook. The
> livecd-iso-to-disk command was executed on a machine running up to date F11
> to create the bootable key. The NC10 would not boot at all off the key, and
> just gave a single cursor and nothing else. The boot flag was indeed set.
> I then used unetbootin to install the boot.iso file onto the same key, and
> the NC10 immediately booted to the install just fine.
> I found this weird and although I have managed to do the install now I
> wondered if there was a rational explanation why the Fedora method failed
> but the unetbootin method worked in this case? Has anyone else experienced
yes. try --reset-mbr
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