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skiabox 11-15-2012 04:47 PM

Booting from usb gives an error
I have created an Arch Linux usb flash drive.
When I am trying to load the Arch Linux I face the following error :

ERROR: '/dev/disk/by-label/ARCH_201211' device did not show up after 30 secons

Any ideas?

andrewthomas 11-18-2012 10:52 AM

Have you altered your HOOKS in /etc/mkinitcpio.conf?


cat /etc/mkinitcpio.conf |grep HOOKS

Originally Posted by
Before creating the initial RAM disk # mkinitcpio -p linux, in /etc/mkinitcpio.conf add the usb hook to the hooks array right after udev. This is necessary for appropriate module loading in early userspace.

skiabox 11-18-2012 05:47 PM

Solved this one, by reading Beginner's Guide.

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