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I followed the instructions on how to build a bootable USB key drive with Clonezilla, but for some reason, the computer gets stuck at boot-time: "SYSLINUX 4.05... *".
Here's what I tried:
1. On Windows, quick formated in FAT32
2. Downloaded clonezilla-live-20120127-oneiric.zip, and unzipped whole ZIP onto key
3. Ran utils\win32\makeboot.bat
4. Booted PC: Stuck at "SYSLINUX 4.05... *". Hit Enter, nothing. Waited a few minutes, nothing.
5. Back on host, ran "syslinux -sfmar G:"
6. Booted PC: Same error.
7. Back on host, downloaded clonezilla-live-20120127-oneiric.iso
8. Quick formated in FAT32
9. Ran Universal-USB-Installer-184.108.40.206.exe to install ISO onto USB key
10. Booted PC: Same error.
Thanks for the tips, but this very USB key worked fine to boot that very laptop before I reused that keydrive to try a different live distro. I was just trying to put Clonezilla back on the drive. So it's most likely not a hardware issue. Very strange :-/