Bug#680650: USB install method fails on wheezy alpha1
tags 680650 + moreinfo
Antoine Beaupré, le Sat 07 Jul 2012 13:18:49 -0400, a écrit :
> 2. uncompress the .img.gz file and dd it into a USB key:
> gunzip debian-700alpha1-i386-boot.img.gz
> sudo dd if=debian-700alpha1-i386-boot.img of=/dev/sdb1
> 3. mount the partition and copy the .iso and "vmlinuz" in place (I
> didn't copy the initrd.gz because it's already on the image)
> 4. unmount the partition
> 5. mark the /dev/sdb1 partition bootable with "cfdisk"
> 6. try boot the USB key on a Thinkpad x120e, using the builtin BIOS boot selection tool
Does your USB key contain an MBR?
I have added a few days ago a step to the manual: please try to run
and try to boot again.
> If it works, I suggest the documentation be updated to advise users to
> use the .isos instead of the hd-media files.
AFAIK it already does so, section 4.3.1 Preparing a USB stick using a
hybrid CD or DVD image.