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Old 11-15-2012, 04:47 PM   #1
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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?
Old 11-18-2012, 10:52 AM   #2
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Have you altered your HOOKS in /etc/mkinitcpio.conf?

cat /etc/mkinitcpio.conf |grep HOOKS
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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.
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Solved this one, by reading Beginner's Guide.


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