NO EFI boot USB for MacBook Pro i7 with RC4.1 lives?

Adam Williamson awilliam at redhat.com
Tue Apr 17 10:45:34 UTC 2012


On Sat, 2012-04-14 at 12:25 -0700, Thomas Gilliard wrote:
> On 04/14/2012 09:31 AM, Adam Williamson wrote:
> > On Sat, 2012-04-14 at 06:51 -0700, Thomas C Gilliard wrote:
> >> possible problem: ./tools_livecd-iso-to-disk.sh --format --efi
> >> --overlay-size-mb 300 --home-size-mb 175 --delete-home
> >> --unencrypted-home Fedora-17-Beta-RC4-x86_64-Live-Desktop.iso /dev/sdb1
> >> fails on 4.1 live with  "invalid token legacy boot"
> >>
> >> Works on RC4  Fedora-17-Beta-RC4-x86_64-Live-Desktop.iso
> >>
> >> Result NO EFI boot USB for MacBook Pro i7 with RC4.1 lives?
> >>
> >> Do we need both?
> > Works fine here. What livecd-tools are you using exactly?
> I was using
>   http://bit.ly/livecd-iso-to-disk
> 
> Which we reference in the sugarlabs.org  wiki.
> http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Sugar_Creation_Kit/sck/tools_livecd-iso-to-disk
> I have revised the page.
> 
> 
> The git version [1]solved the problem:
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/How_to_create_and_use_Live_USB#Run_livecd-iso-to-disk_script
> [1]https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/QA:Testcase_USB_stick_Live_litd

Use of livecd-iso-to-disk on a non-Fedora system isn't exactly
supported, I don't think, and should be disclaimed as possibly
problematic if documented. I think we prefer to advise the use of either
livecd-creator or dd on non-Fedora problems. bcl, is that right?
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