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Author: Antony Stone
To: dng
Subject: Re: [DNG] legacy boot Chimaera?
On Wednesday 04 January 2023 at 15:22:22, Fred wrote:

> On 1/4/23 07:59, Antony Stone wrote:
> > On Wednesday 04 January 2023 at 14:42:07, Fred wrote:
> >> I downloaded the netinstall iso and put it on the usb stick. I mounted
> >> the stick and found it has the same type of files as before.
> >>
> >> Device     Boot Start    End Sectors  Size Id Type
> >> /dev/sdb1  *        0 761855  761856  372M  0 Empty
> >> /dev/sdb2        4040   5511    1472  736K ef EFI (FAT-12/16/32)

> On this computer usb automounts when plugged in.

We're not really talking about auto-mounting - we're talking about finding a
bootable device.

> I dd'ed the .iso to /dev/sdb which maybe is not correct?

No, that is correct.

> /sbin/fdisk -l shows the stick now has sdb1 and sdb2. The automount
> picks sdb2.

That seems bizaree, when booting from USB, since it is the first partition
which has the boot flag set (see above).

> So we are back to square 1. The usb stick should be a valid boot device
> and the mini-pc doesn't like what it sees there. It does see the stick
> because the led comes on and at times it blinks rapidly.

Try downloading the image and then using fdisk to change the first partition
type to FAT32, then see which partitiong the machine tries to boot from.


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