[syslinux] installing extlinux on a fresh system. Why does it fail ?

Alexey Orishko alexey.orishko at gmail.com
Mon Mar 24 10:40:24 PDT 2014

On Mon, Mar 24, 2014 at 3:04 PM, Mattias Schlenker
<ms at mattiasschlenker.de> wrote:
> Did you use mkfs.ext2 to create the filesystem or let GParted create it?
> Which version of GParted? Which version of libparted? There were some bugs
> regarding quite recent versions of GParted resulting in filesystems larger
> than the partition. And I do not trus "mkfs ext2" within parted as well.
I saw someone suggested to use ver.4 of extlinux instead of 6 due to
bugs related to booting from USB sticks...
Could you state/recommend versions of GParted, libparted, extlinux?


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