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Re: [Libreboot] Is it impossible to boot distros other than Trisquel GNU
Re: [Libreboot] Is it impossible to boot distros other than Trisquel GNU/Linux on a Libreboot X60 or is something broken on my machine?
Sun, 26 Apr 2015 23:36:28 +0100
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Did I even mention that I am an idiot? I say this, because the link
that I gave you was wrong. Here is the correct link:
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Subject: Re: [Libreboot] Is it impossible to boot distros other than
Trisquel GNU/Linux on a Libreboot X60 or is something broken on my
Date: Sun, 26 Apr 2015 23:34:19 +0100
From: The Gluglug <address@hidden>
To: bard <address@hidden>
It tells you how to prepare a bootable USB drive using dd, from the
ISO image provided by your GNU/Linux distribution. It also tells you
how to boot it from the GRUB payload that libreboot comes with by default.
On 26/04/15 15:06, bard wrote:
> I'm sorry that I'm dumb, but I don't understand how doing any of
> that will make it so my X60 will boot any thumbdrive I plug into
> On Sat, Apr 25, 2015 at 4:48 AM, The Gluglug <address@hidden>
> Boot it manually.
> On 25/04/15 04:50, bard wrote:
>>>> I want to keep Trisquel GNU/Linux on my Libreboot X60
>>>> forever, I don't plan on replacing it. However for certain
>>>> tasks I have to boot other distros on my machines, and it
>>>> seems that on my Libreboot machine it refuses to boot
>>>> anything other than Trisquel. I've tried Byzantium, Tails,
>>>> Ubunbu GNOME, RLSD, and Xbuntu, and they all give the same
>>>> error. Upon booting it the first time, I am greeted by this:
>>>> https://i.imgur.com/gUlcCC8.jpg If I go back to the main menu
>>>> and try again, I get this: https://i.imgur.com/LXYKAJ8.jpg It
>>>> is exactly the same with all of them except for Trisquel.
>>>> That works just fine, no problems. And I write the .ISO file
>>>> to the thumbdrive the exact same way I do all the others,
>>>> with dd.
>>>> So I'm stumped. I'm lost. I'm not sure this is the right
>>>> place to ask this. Could someone help me please?
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