bug in casper detection of usb block devices
Alle 01:41, domenica 16 luglio 2006, Malcolm Gillies ha scritto:
> I've just been trying to make debian-live boot from a USB stick. After a
> small patch to casper this seems to be working.
> My naive approach was to take FAT-formatted stick, copy on to it
> everything from the ISO image from live.debian.net, and run syslinux.
Yes you were right, this will be also what make-live will do soon.
> Modulo a BIOS update to fix up USB boot support, boot from the stick
> started off pretty promising but died in casper.
> The problem is that /lib/udev/path_id returns output in a different
> format to that expected by the script, viz:
> $ /lib/udev/path_id /sys/block/sda
> To fix this, I applied the attached patch to casper.
Thanks for this patch and for your informations, I just applied the former and
will be present in the next casper upload.
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