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Old 01-10-2005, 05:51 PM   #1
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"Can't find KNOPPIX image" when booting from USB Pendrive

I installed DSL to my Pendrive using the "Install to USB Pendrive" script on DSL. When I boot, though, it hangs at "Looking for KNOPPIX image in /dev/sda", and then prints a large list of "Looking for KNOPPIX image in /dev/blahblahblah". Then it says "Can't find KNOPPIX image", and then says things like "sed: command not found" and "awk: command not found." Help!
Old 01-10-2005, 06:22 PM   #2
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Try at the lilo prompt typing 'linux root=/dev/xxxx' where xxxxx is the device name your pendrive is in linux (sda, hda etc.)
Old 01-11-2005, 04:23 PM   #3
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Booting w/ "dsl root=sda1" fixed the problem. Thanks!

(this post was posted from DSL on my pendrive)


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