[arch-general] BTRFS USB key fails to boot

Δημήτρης Ζέρβας 01ttouch at gmail.com
Tue Jul 31 17:47:34 EDT 2012

PS: WOW man, how can you even install Arch by being visually impaired???
You must be GENIUS!!!!
On Aug 1, 2012 12:43 AM, "Δημήτρης Ζέρβας" <01ttouch at gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm sorry Kyle for screwing your topic...
> well, I think that you need an ext boot partition.
> then, try to add the btrfs to modprobe.d (I don't remember exactly how...)
> or to rc.conf (if using init scripts and not systemd) by adding "btrfs" to
> the MODULES array
> On Aug 1, 2012 12:38 AM, "Kyle" <kyle at gmx.ca> wrote:
>> More information about my initial problem: I was able to take a picture
>> of part of my screen using my phone, and Google is telling me that GRUB is
>> loading into rescue mode with an error that says something about "unknown
>> filesystem." Sorry, I can't get much more detailed than that, because the
>> text conversion wasn't exactly perfect. My /boot/grub/grub.cfg is inserting
>> the btrfs module, so I am at a total loss. Maybe I need to take out all the
>> if syntax and only search for the UUID. i realize this is a somewhat
>> nonstandard install, as I am trying to get a bootable USB key with a BTRFS
>> filesystem using the Arch install media that I have written to another USB
>> Key in a computer that is running Windows XP, but I do hope this is
>> possible. Note that since this is a USB boot, I'm not at all concerned
>> about booting the Windows XP OS on the hard disk, because I can boot it as
>> long as I don't choose USB boot or remove the USB key from the computer. I
>> hope I have provided enough information.
>> ~Kyle
>> --
>> Kyle is a droid.
>> The whole world knows it.
>> This e-mail shows it.

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