Looking for an usb bootable installer and/or iso image
Much, much thanks.
Yesterday, in the middle of the night, there was a big suprise ...
After I am used another USB stick, everything worked like expected !!
This stick was really used several times and continues to work, but this
stick, in this hardware, with this ISO don't work !! The same for another
hardware. This stick. I put it to the garbage, naturally. So, a smalled
priced piece, make the most expensive catastrophe.
Ok, I am on the road now ... and the mini.iso is definitively bootable ...
Much thanks for all hints and tips.
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> Subject: Re: Looking for an usb bootable installer and/or iso image
> Joel Lopes Da Silva wrote:
> > I tend to want to use those installs on Macs [...] Unfortunately,
> > last I checked, only the mini.iso images for Debian GNU/kFreeBSD
> > were "isohybrid" images.
> isohybrid usually boots from USB stick by offering an MBR to PC-BIOS.
> Macs will probably not have PC-BIOS as firmware.
> They rather want HFS filesystems, or HFS+, or boot equipment for EFI
> which in case of an USB stick would probably be a FAT partition with some
> Steve McIntyre is currently developing EFI boot support for Debian
> amd64 (GNU/Linux):
> If this would work for your purposes, one would have to apply its
> production process to Debian kfreebsd.
> HFS+ can be added to an ISO image as small partition. The image
> would then be treated with SYSLINUX program isohybrid (option --mac)
> It is also possible to create a hybrid ISO 9660/HFS+ filesystem by
> program xorriso (command -hfsplus et.al.).
> ISO9660/HFS hybrid filesystems can be produced by genisoimage (option
> Certain files in an HFS(+) filesystem need to be marked specially
> ("blessed") so that the boot firmware uses them at startup.
> (Maybe one can ask GRUB2 development mailing list for advise on
> Have a nice day :)
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