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Thread: pen drive install woes!
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- Dec 2004
- Portland, OR
pen drive install woes!
i tried various syslinux.cfg tactics, got it to boot several times but it ended up in a kernel panic after a few install screens.
so i tried the diskboot.img method suggested by fedora. boots up, looks good, i say "linux dd askmethod text", or something like that. a few install screens go by, i load my RAID drivers. Then, everytime i get a kernel panic ending in usb_disconnect bus_remove_device usb_disable_device, etc. wtf is going with this?
the installer says the RAID driver i installed doesn't suit the driver needs or whats going on... no kidding, that should be the usb module it claims to install right before that.
so, i tried acpi=off, selinux=0, noprobe, etc. nothing did it. i dont think the fact that its an ipod shuffle as opposed to Generic Pen Drive X should matter. In fact, acpi=off just froze the install while loading the SATA or RAID drivers for my VIA vt8237 controller.
I am clueless on this one.
I even tried mkinitrd with a bunch of preloaded modules. no dice.