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Old 09-02-2009, 12:46 PM   #1
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Error 17 with fedora install persistent in usb drive

I have one usb memory. I formated it with fat32 system. Then I installed Fedora 11 persistent into it with fedora live creator. Every thing was OK, completed 100% and saved grub menu, but when I restart my computer I got error 17 from grub. I looked in internet and I see that this error is when grub doesnot recognize some partitions, but in the web page of they sey that I must format my usb memory with fat32.
So where is the problem?
Old 09-02-2009, 03:27 PM   #2
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I assume you have a USB drive on which you installed Fedora as well as another hard drive with another OS on it??

In order to get accurate suggestions, it would be best if you could post the output of "fdisk -l" command (run as root, lower case Letter L) and your grub.conf or menu.lst file contents. Use your installation CD and open a terminal/konsole window to do this. This will give us your partition information as well as the Grub menu. Most likely your menu.lst entry is pointing to the wrong partition.
Old 09-02-2009, 03:31 PM   #3
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I installed Fedora 11 as persistent OS in the usb memory with Fedora livecd Creator
It doesnot uses menu.lst or grub I think.
I dont have many partitions on it.
I have only one partition on my usb memory. It is sdb1 when I created the fedora persistent instalation.
Any advice?


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