Problem with USB image install
wardh6973 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 22 20:48:53 PDT 2015
Dang, I should really learn how to use pxe boot. I certainly have enough
systems to use it.
On Jul 22, 2015 10:02 PM, "Justin Sherrill" <justin at shiningsilence.com>
> Just to add another wrinkle, I had an old Sony with no optical drive
> and no USB sticks handy. I did have a DragonFly CD, which I booted on
> another machine and started up the network install option. I was able
> to pxe-boot from that other machine and install DragonFly on the Sony,
> and then remove the CD from the other machine with no effect on its
> installed OS.
> On Wed, Jul 22, 2015 at 7:19 PM, Alex Merritt <merritt.alex at gmail.com>
> > I also had this problem and was unable to find a solution with the USB.
> > Ward, I fell back to installing from a disc.
> > -Alex
> > On Wed, Jul 22, 2015 at 2:05 PM, Ward H <wardh6973 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> I had to get an external optical drive to plug into one of the USB
> >> Doesn't really matter which one. As I recall the issue has something to
> >> with how the img was offset when it was first created, and at which
> >> Dfly starts reading raw devices. The USB img hasn't been changed, so the
> >> issue remains.
> >> On Jul 22, 2015 11:49 AM, "Tim Darby" <t+dfbsd at timdarby.net> wrote:
> >>> On Wed, Jul 22, 2015 at 9:09 AM, Dmitriy Tochansky
> >>> <tochansky at tochlab.net> wrote:
> >>>> lenovo x220
> >>> When this happened to me, I moved the thumb drive to another USB port
> >>> it worked.
> >>> Tim
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