[Sugar-devel] Unable to create usb stick on ubuntu 8.10
tomeu at sugarlabs.org
Thu Mar 26 08:04:07 EDT 2009
On Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 11:54, Torello Querci <torello at torosoft.com> wrote:
> Il giorno gio, 26/03/2009 alle 11.17 +0100, Tomeu Vizoso ha scritto:
>> On Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 11:12, Elena of Valhalla
>> <elena.valhalla at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > On Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 10:58 AM, Torello Querci <torello at torosoft.com> wrote:
>> >> I try to create usb stick using soas image soas2_200903251017.iso
>> >> All the step seems to run correctly but when I try to insert the stick
>> >> in the usb to boot a got a messate about syslink and after a white
>> >> screen with no possibility to boot.
>> >> The stick is created on a ubuntu 8.10 distro.
>> > I'm having the same problem with kubuntu 8.04 hardy and it seems to be
>> > an issue with syslinux
>> > one workaround is to edit cf/syslinux/syslinux.cfg and change the line::
>> > default vesamenu.c32
>> > to::
>> > default linux0
>> > near the beginning of the file; you lose the graphical boot choice
>> > screen, but at least the stick works.
>> That's a very cool trick!
>> > do you know what versions of syslinux are on your ubuntu and on the
>> > fedora machine that worked?
>> I had the same problem on a Ubuntu 8.10 machine and I think that Simon
>> also had the same issue on Fedora 10.
>> I was able to get the graphical boot working by manually building
>> syslinux 3.73 (sources from upstream).
>> Maybe we should disable graphical booting if syslinux < 3.73 is present?
> Tomeu, about time need to make this changes?
> I suppose that is better if we change the wiki page to add this
> trick ....
Yes, perhaps it's better to update the wiki now. We can work with
upstream to make that step automatically in the livecd-iso-to-disk.sh
Can you take care of that?
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