Bug 473327 - live image created on a sd card won't boot on an eeepc 900a
live image created on a sd card won't boot on an eeepc 900a
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: liveusb-creator (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: kushaldas@gmail.com
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Reported: 2008-11-27 13:42 EST by Tomeu Vizoso
Modified: 2014-06-23 07:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-12-18 01:59:16 EST
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Description Tomeu Vizoso 2008-11-27 13:42:11 EST
Description of problem:

Wasn't able to manage to build a live sd card

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. launch liveusb-creator with: sudo ./liveusb-creator -f /dev/mmcblk0
2. select pre-downloaded F10-PR-i686-Live.iso image
3. start the process
4. once finished, put the sd card inside the eeepc and boot
5. type Esc, and select the sd card from the boot device dialog
Actual results:

machine won't boot, nothing gets written to the screen and a text cursor blinks on the top left corner

Expected results:

machine boots into fedora

Additional info:

this command actually worked on the same sd card and eeepc:

sudo bash livecd-iso-to-disk.sh F10-PR-i686-Live.iso /dev/mmcblk0p1
Comment 1 Luke Macken 2009-03-08 21:24:59 EDT
Please try and reproduce this issue with v3.6+ of the liveusb-creator.  Thanks!
Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2009-11-18 07:40:14 EST
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Comment 3 Luke Macken 2009-12-01 15:45:02 EST
Could you please attach the syslinux.cfg from your stick after using both the liveusb-creator and the livecd-iso-to-disk?  Thanks!
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