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Old 11-04-2011, 01:22 PM   #1
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How to install archbang on an ext2 SD 8GB?

I downloaded the last archbang iso and copied the data of it to my ext2 SD card 8GB
in /boot/arch

It starts booting but stop in the middle of booting

Error: boot drive didnt up after 30s

and it come to the prompt: [ramfs/]#

So.. why?
Which boot codes should I use?

Here is the extlinux.conf entry

LABEL arch
Boot the ArchBang Linux live medium. It allows you to install ArchBang Linux
MENU LABEL Boot ArchBang Linux
LINUX /boot/arch/vmlinuz
INITRD /boot/arch/archiso.img
APPEND archisobasedir=/boot/arch archisolabel=ARCHBANG quiet xorg=vesa nomodeset
LABEL archauto
Try this option if the first doesn't work
MENU LABEL Boot ArchBang Linux [Xorg autodetect]
LINUX /boot/arch/vmlinuz
INITRD /boot/arch/archiso.img
APPEND archisobasedir=boot/arch archisolabel=ARCHBANG quiet

EDIT: I had simply to
- put the /arch/ directory (see this directory in the CDROM) on the TOP directory of the SD card
- use the correct label name of my SD 8GB card (NOT ARCHBANG)
and it runs.
Good thing ARCHBANG. Quick.

Last edited by floppy_stuttgart; 12-02-2011 at 12:50 PM. Reason: found the solution..


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