[Sugar-devel] Unbootable machine
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Mon Jun 1 11:38:05 EDT 2009
Luke and Sasha are working on a new USB format that they feel will allow
more machines to boot and support VM + Stick
Perhaps the issue you are running into (which we have definitely seen
before) is related to some of the ones they are looking at and part of why
they need two boot partitions that are slightly different.
On Mon, Jun 1, 2009 at 1:32 AM, Bernie Innocenti <bernie at codewiz.org> wrote:
> Hello Peter & Jeremy,
> I've found an ordinary desktop PC (with Phoenix Award BIOS 6.00PG) that
> won't boot off a USB stick created by livecd-tools-024 with syslinux
> (tested both versions 3.75 and 3.81).
> The boot process drops to the "boot:" prompt with an error message:
> could not find kernel image: linux
> The same USB stick boots fine on any other computer I could find.
> Does it seem like a syslinux bug? And if turns out to be a known BIOS
> bug, is there a good workaround?
> // Bernie Innocenti - http://codewiz.org/
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