Bug 493417 - F10's syslinux breaks generation of USB images from F11 live CDs
F10's syslinux breaks generation of USB images from F11 live CDs
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 492370
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: syslinux (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Peter Jones
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Reported: 2009-04-01 13:14 EDT by Adam Williamson
Modified: 2009-04-02 14:24 EDT (History)
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Description Adam Williamson 2009-04-01 13:14:13 EDT
As reported several times on mailing lists - e.g. https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-test-list/2009-March/msg01302.html - if you generate a USB image from a Fedora 11 pre-release live CD image (this is the case with the beta and has been the case for all the Test Day live CDs we've built lately) using the livecd-iso-to-disk from Fedora 10, the resulting image doesn't boot; it hangs at the syslinux screen.

The workaround that's been discovered for this is to update the syslinux package on the F10 system to the Rawhide version. Could an update for syslinux be shipped for F10 that fixes whatever the underlying problem is here, so people can build USB images of the F11 pre-releases that will work? Thanks!
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2009-04-02 14:24:09 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 492370 ***

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