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This happens to me too, i have done everything it says in the right ordor and way but it says cannot find filesystem KNOPPIX.. and then gives me a bunch of codes that dont do anything,, anyone know what to do
Got the same problem about not being able to find KNOPPIX filesystem and dropping to a limited shell while trying to boot versions 4.4.10 and 3.4.9 from a cd.
I took your "dsl waitusb" suggestion one step further and tried, "dsl nousb", but still only get the limited shell. Would like to try your suggestion about appending, "knoppix_dir=knoppix KNOPPIX_DIR=KNOPPIX BOOT_IMAGE=knoppix", but am confused about how to do that. Could you clarify how to go about doing that?
Update: Booted DSL 4.4.10 from my desktop computer, and then installed DSL to a USB flash drive via DSL's USBHDD utility. Using this USB drive, I WAS able to boot my laptop. Hmmm... still don't understand why I can't boot the laptop (1 year old HP Pavilion) from the CD.
I am having the same problem. Cannot boot from live CD obtained from the Damn Small Linux Book. Also downloaded newer iso image dsl 4.4.10 Still cannot find Knoppix file system. I would like to see a solution as well. Paul