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Re: [Libreboot] Thinkpad x200 with Libreboot 20160818: problem booting f

From: Leah Rowe
Subject: Re: [Libreboot] Thinkpad x200 with Libreboot 20160818: problem booting from USB
Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:35:36 +0100
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pretty much trial error

Op 23/08/16 om 16:40 schreef Marcel Maci:
> Hi Leah, It worked perfectly with another stick indeed. Is there
> any rule/criteria/list for the sticks that work or is it just trial
> and error ... ? ;-) Thx + greetings, Marcel
>> El 23 ago 2016, a las 9:24, Leah Rowe <address@hidden>
>> escribió:
> Hi Marcel,
> Op 23/08/16 om 08:20 schreef Marcel Maci:
>>>> Hi all, I get strange behaviour with Libreboot 20160818 on
>>>> Thinkpad x200. When Grub shows up, I select "Boot from usb".
>>>> It then loads the Trisquel menu where I select whatever I
>>>> want (e.g. install, boot from live cd) and I get the error
>>>> message:
>>>> Error: USB mass storage stalled Error: you need to load
>>>> kernel first
>>>> Press any key to continue
>>>> I tried the same with another usb-stick with Tails and it
>>>> booted without any complaint (tried several times). Other
>>>> strange behaviour: sometimes I get a "kernel panic" message
>>>> with the uppercase led blinking and the system stops (this
>>>> can occur with both sticks, but with Tails the message just
>>>> pops up a fraction of a second and then it continues
>>>> booting). Does anybody know what the problem could be? BTW:
>>>> flashing the x200 was very slow (due to bad connection with
>>>> the clip I had to reduce speed to 128 and it took 1.5 hours
>>>> (!) - I also had to specify manually the "MX25L6405D" with
>>>> the -c option), but the content of the flash chip seems to
>>>> be correct (it said VERIFIED in the end). Thx and greetings,
>>>> Marcel
> Can you try another USB drive? Not all drives work reliably in the 
> GRUB payload.

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