Re: Live USB "Boot error" strangeness
On Mon, 2011-01-10 at 14:13 -0400, Ben Armstrong wrote:
> On 01/10/2011 01:40 PM, Tim Day wrote:
> > I have a system with a DX58SO motherboard and an i7 CPU.
> > I've tried multiple images downloaded today
> > debian-live-507-amd64-rescue.img
> > debian-squeeze-live-beta2-amd64-rescue.img
> > debian-squeeze-live-beta2-i386-rescue.img
> does the iso hybrid image (squeeze only) work? you can dd that to a USB
> device just like the .img file (but some older BIOSes don't support it)
Thanks for the tip... it never would have occurred to me to dd any sort
of iso onto the stick directly! I should have paid more attention to
what's "hybrid" about these images in the manual (obvious on rereading
section 4.2 and 4.3.1 though).
I just dd-ed
onto a USB stick and that boots great.