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    Re: Howto make USB boot drives

    mkusb version 12.3.7, 12.3.8



    mkusb 12.3.7
    - dus-persistent: menu_entry_1: new menuentry with toram nopersistent
    - grub.cfg: new menuentry with toram nopersistent
    mkusb 12.3.8
    -...
  2. Re: 19.10 Ubuntu live image has a persistent write behaviour by default, why not r/o*

    Please explain:

    - Do you mean an installed system in a USB drive (installed like into an internal drive)?

    - What is BTDT?

    I notice the idea with 2 images :-)

    I can add: There could be a...
  3. Re: 19.10 Ubuntu live image has a persistent write behaviour by default, why not r/o*

    Please post a link here, and in the bug report too, when you create a thread at Ubuntu Discourse :-)
  4. Re: 19.10 Ubuntu live image has a persistent write behaviour by default, why not r/o*

    We are discussing the behavior of live Ubuntu family systems of 19.10 and newer systems made by cloning from the iso file to a (read/write) mass storage device (typically a USB pendrive).

    0. The...
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    Re: Howto make USB boot drives

    I have tested mkusb in a fairly new laptop with an nvme drive.

    - It is a Lenovo V130 with a Samsung drive
    - Windows was installed with the storage controller mode RST (a setting in a UEFI/BIOS...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can you test booting into an nvme drive?

    Now I have found a fairly new laptop with an nvme drive, where I can test things myself.

    - It is a Lenovo V130 with a Samsung drive
    - Windows was installed with the storage controller mode RST
    -...
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    Re: bootear disco duro externo

    Please translate to English or ask in a national forum.
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    Re: 3tb or 4tb on Ub 18.04 ?

    The size should make no difference for reliability. It is probably better to double the size to 4 TB. And get a drive with good quality. It is more expensive, but you can expect it will also last...
  9. [lubuntu] Re: PC won't boot from lubuntu iso bootable disk

    Please help us help you. Tell us about the computer: specify the brand name and model.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can you test booting into an nvme drive?

    Thanks for the testing :-)

    I cannot require any testing, only ask for it, and the tests you have performed were very helpful. I draw the conclusion, that mkusb is not quite ready for an nvme drive...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can you test booting into an nvme drive?

    This is information about a complication: To make a drive when running in UEFI mode and trying to make the target drive bootable both in UEFI mode and BIOS mode. The problem is that grub-pc is not...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can you test booting into an nvme drive?

    The meaning with the test using mkusb is that it is possible to have a persistent live system not only in a USB pendrive, but also in a faster drive. I have tested that it works in SSD drives...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can you test booting into an nvme drive?

    Thanks, this was an important part of what I wanted.

    We can see that mkusb can clone a system that can boot, which is good.

    There another task for mkusb: to create a persistent live system,...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can you test booting into an nvme drive?

    Good news :-)

    Please tell me if you need [more] details in order to start testing.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can you test booting into an nvme drive?

    I was very cautious with that tiny screw, realizing that my old eyes might not see it, if I would drop it to the floor.

    Yes, I connected my nvme drive (an m2 stick) via a PCI Express card to the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can you test booting into an nvme drive?

    It is a good idea to avoid tampering with your main computer.

    What I want is testing mkusb and Calamares:

    - Test if the tool can make a complete installation into an nvme drive so that the...
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    Re: Can't Create Bootable DVD Of Ubuntu 18.04

    mkusb consists of bash shellscripts, that call standard tools, most of them already bundled with Ubuntu and Debian, the rest of them readily available from the standard repositories.

    So there is...
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    Re: Can't Create Bootable DVD Of Ubuntu 18.04

    @scdbackup,

    I have tried, but the Debian gurus that are managing the repositories are not interested. So I have failed to get it into a repository. The best I can do is to maintain the PPA,...
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    Re: Can't Create Bootable DVD Of Ubuntu 18.04

    @scdbackup,

    mkusb version 12 alias dus can extract directly from a gzip or xz compressed image file, so


    dus /my/big/filesystem/stick_sdX.img.gz

    will do the job, to help you identify and...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can you test booting into an nvme drive?

    Hi P-I H,

    Nice to read that it works for you with an nvme drive via a PCI Express card.

    Am I understanding correctly, that

    - the computer can boot from the nvme drive
    - right now you have...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can you test booting into an nvme drive?

    Hi VMC,

    Interesting to read about your problems with nvme. It seems to me that your Acer computer was made before the manufacturer knew the technology well enough to make a robust system.

    Have...
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    [SOLVED] Can you test booting into an nvme drive?

    Introduction

    nvme drives, SSD drives connected via PCI Express, are getting more common becasue they can be faster than SSD drives connected via SATA.

    I installed such drive, an m2 stick via a...
  23. [SOLVED] Re: Cloned USB drive with Lubuntu Eoan and Focal can be made persistent live

    Just a reminder:

    - Standard mkusb (mkusb-dus) is still working in and with all current versions of Ubuntu and Ubuntu family flavours including Focal Fossa. The current versions (2019-11-16) are...
  24. Re: I cannot format or copy files into USB pendrive

    If you tried with mkusb to wipe the first mibibyte of the pendrive, and it failed, I don't think it will be possible to write an iso image or anything else. I think that the drive failed after those...
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    Re: PPA's that aren't current

    The following link describes how to make an Ubuntu PPA work with Debian,

    Add the PPA manually to the file '/etc/apt/sources.list'

    Maybe it will give you enough information in order to try using...
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