I want to use Ubuntu on my work laptop without modifying anything - hence the Live CD is the only option.
I really want to have certain features retained between reboots so I followed these instructions
from the Ubuntu community site.
I followed them to the letter and produced a USB memory stick formatted as EXT3 with the name "casper-rw" just as described. However, when I try to reboot I get the following errors:
1) With the USB stick in from cold
- The machine tries to read from the CD and then craps out with the message
2) Inserting the USB stick at the Live CD Menu
Boot CD-ROM Type: Non-Emulation Booting
ISOLINUX 3.11 Debian-2006-03-16 isolinux: Disk error 01. AX = 4240, drive 90
Boot failed: press a key to retry
(Doing F6 and adding " persistent" to the kernel arguments line)
As soon as I press enter I get a dialogue box up labelled
Error reading boot CD.
The system boots just fine from the Live CD on its own.
What should I do next?