[Sugar-devel] Unable to create usb stick on ubuntu 8.10
torello at torosoft.com
Thu Mar 26 06:54:48 EDT 2009
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
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