[syslinux] Syslinux & usb booting
curaga at operamail.com
Tue Nov 27 09:19:48 PST 2007
> Lauri Kasanen wrote:
> > Hi
> > I only want to figure out why the Windows version did install a
> > mbr, when it wasn't told to, as this is weird.
> > Recap:
> > - I tried in Linux, made the partition, marked active, formatted
> > fat32, did a "syslinux-nomtools -sf /dev/sda1"
> > - it wasn't bootable, as I hadn't used the mbr.bin (which I now
> > know, thanks to Tomas)
> > - then I tried on Win XP, using the same stick, without partitioning again
> > - I used "syslinux -sf f:", ie no -m switch.
> > - and the stick was bootable
> > So, can someone explain what happened here?
> There might have been an MBR on it from the factory. That is usually
> the case.
But it wasn't bootable right after using syslinux on linux?
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