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Author Topic: How to install VL Light from an USB stick?  (Read 27277 times)

Lyn

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Re: How to install VL Light from an USB stick?
« Reply #15 on: October 31, 2009, 01:31:29 am »

Yes followed the instructions there, it places the contents of the iso on the USB stick...
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Daniel

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Re: How to install VL Light from an USB stick?
« Reply #16 on: October 31, 2009, 06:47:37 am »

...and you installed p7zip as shown in the tutorial?
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Re: How to install VL standard from an USB stick?
« Reply #17 on: October 31, 2009, 06:58:52 am »

Actually, the script is called bootinst.sh
You it like this
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./bootinst /dev/sda1replace /dev/sda1 with the partition where your files are on the usb stick.

Well I did
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./bootinst.sh /dev/sda1That  worked better ;)
Actually I think I had to do sudo but that's a Pardus thing I suppose.
The Gui of standard didn't give a nice screen (couldn't read a thing, so continu with the old fashioned way)
Some other trouble with the partitions (not a vl problem). I'll be back. ;)

There I am, typing from standard on the netbook. X didn't start directly had to set it up another time via VASM in TUI. Sound isn't working. I'm looking for that in the thread from kidd and his adventures in nebook land.
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Lyn

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Re: How to install VL Light from an USB stick?
« Reply #18 on: October 31, 2009, 10:13:00 am »

Yes I did
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Lyn

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Re: How to install VL Light from an USB stick?
« Reply #19 on: October 31, 2009, 10:21:07 am »

...and you installed p7zip as shown in the tutorial?

Yes I did, and tried with other distros - easy peasy just looped back to the start... have tried this a few times.  The usb drive is 1gb, maybe that is the problem... the host drive on the netbook is 8GB
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grapouitte

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Re: How to install VL Light from an USB stick?
« Reply #20 on: April 05, 2010, 02:39:13 pm »

@ Lyn:

I know I'm quite late, but I had the same issue to make a bootable usb stick off unetbootin....

I simply changed the isolinux/initrd.img to isolinux/init.gz, and voilĂ  !

Since I'm installing VL on a eeePc 701, then I have issues with the screen size / video mode, but besides that all seems fine !
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Lyn

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Re: How to install VL Light from an USB stick?
« Reply #21 on: April 06, 2010, 12:19:28 am »

@ Lyn:

I know I'm quite late, but I had the same issue to make a bootable usb stick off unetbootin....

I simply changed the isolinux/initrd.img to isolinux/init.gz, and voilĂ  !

Since I'm installing VL on a eeePc 701, then I have issues with the screen size / video mode, but besides that all seems fine !

OK where did you change that...
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Lyn

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Re: How to install VL Light from an USB stick?
« Reply #22 on: April 06, 2010, 12:22:51 am »

OK renamed as suggested but still have the can't find install media error.
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