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barker

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PostPosted: Thu 04 Oct 2007, 13:58    Post_subject:  universal installer failure
Sub_title: Universal installer fails to install to usb flash device
 

Hi I've used puppy's universal installer several times before, and never had problems- but with 3.0 it does not seem to work.
however my pendrive is formatted (fat16, ext2, ext3, fat32, one partition, two partitions, bootable flag, no flag - formatted in windows, formatted with linux, partitioned with gparted, or fdisk, or cfdisk (you see I've tried a few options Wink) it is only recognised as 'superfloppy formatted with ext3 - no files are copied across (although the operation takes some time and uses both the CD-drive and hard disk (swap?)). No options to install a boot loader or make the disk bootable appear afterwards.

Has anyone else had this problem?
Installing on ATA hard-drive no problem.

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PostPosted: Thu 04 Oct 2007, 16:19    Post_subject:  

This bug report probably would be better placed in the main v3.00 bug reports thread. When posted otherwise, these seem to fall between the cracks and never get tended to. -aj
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PostPosted: Fri 05 Oct 2007, 14:43    Post_subject:  

thanks aj,
have copied it over
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