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USBHDD installation issue Puppy Linux Derivate MACIS
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PostPosted: Sun 12 Oct 2014, 08:12    Post_subject:  USBHDD installation issue Puppy Linux Derivate MACIS  

Hey everybody,

I am trying to get MACIS to work on a USBHDD. The author gave this hint
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If you boot Macis from hard drive or U-disk, you must ensure the filenames are lowercase.
Correct example: initrd.lz, vmlinuz, macis_536.sfs
Wrong case: initrd.LZ, VMLINUZ, macis_536.SFS

You don't worry about it if you boot from CD.


I always get this error:

Loading vmlinuz
Could not find ramdisk Image initrd.gz

I checked wether the issue might deal with lowe-/uppercase. As I can see, all is lowercase on the usbhdd...

Any help appreciated to fix this...

Kind regards Soldiaz
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PostPosted: Fri 17 Oct 2014, 09:28    Post_subject: Re: USBHDD installation issue Puppy Linux Derivate MACIS  

soldiaz wrote:
Hey everybody,

I am trying to get MACIS to work on a USBHDD. The author gave this hint
Quote:

##English
If you boot Macis from hard drive or U-disk, you must ensure the filenames are lowercase.
Correct example: initrd.lz, vmlinuz, macis_536.sfs
Wrong case: initrd.LZ, VMLINUZ, macis_536.SFS

You don't worry about it if you boot from CD.


I always get this error:

Loading vmlinuz
Could not find ramdisk Image initrd.gz

I checked wether the issue might deal with lowe-/uppercase. As I can see, all is lowercase on the usbhdd...

Any help appreciated to fix this...

Kind regards Soldiaz

Hi soldiaz,

The author seems to be using initrd.lz rather than initrd.gz.

Change your bootloader config file (syslinux.cfg?) to point at initrd.lz

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