Arthur Pemberton wrote:
I recently purchased a "Acer - Aspire One Netbook
comes without an optical drive.
The following installation methods via USB drive failed:
- Live (gnome)
- netboot.iso to disk as live image
No problems on EEE 1000HE with both netboot.iso and Live-KDE installed both
fedora live-usb creator and unetbootin, here. Are you verifying md5 if you
downloaded iso by hand? What about trying to boot with various kernel
arguments (specify them in the syslinux.cfg) such as noacpi and various
I eventually got an 8GB usb drive, and following instructions to
create two partitions, installing boot.iso to the first, and placing
the DVD iso on the second partition -- I'm not a big fan of the DVD
install -- but it worked.
Definition of "failed" : BIOS seems to successfully pass off execution
to the boot loader on the USB drive, then display goes white. Pressing
any key causes "press [Tab] key to change options" message to scroll
by under the white screen. Booting of Live image shows no sign of
continuing to boot. And everything is unresponsive until restart.
I tried 3 USB drives of various ages.
This is currently the only Fedora list that I am on, and I am not sure
what component I should file a bug against, yet I think that this is
an important enough problem to follow up on.
You are standing on my toes.
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