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Re: [issue2151] DragonFly doesn't boot from usb stick

From: Juan Francisco Cantero Hurtado <iam@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 17 Oct 2011 04:36:30 +0200

On Sun, Oct 16, 2011 at 11:29:27PM +0000, Justin C. Sherrill (via DragonFly issue tracker) wrote:
> Why are you installing from one USB stick to another?  The original image is
> bootable.  You can copy the initial image onto both.  I realize that's not
> the original task you were trying to do, but it would have less problems.

I know. I was only testing the speed of my usb stick with hammer and
I discovered the bug. My steps are only a example :)

Some users install the operating systems in usb disks and they will
have this problem. No only a bootable OS like in the usb images, I mean
people with a real systems (tens of GB) in usb disks.

SATA, IDE and SCSI disks have a unique identifier, the serial number.
The USB disks need also a unique identifier.

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