[arch-general] BTRFS USB key fails to boot

Δημήτρης Ζέρβας 01ttouch at gmail.com
Tue Jul 31 17:50:56 EDT 2012

PS2: I'm not trying to say ANYTHING bad about you and I'm sorry, if I
offended you, I just think that it's very difficult...
On Aug 1, 2012 12:47 AM, "Δημήτρης Ζέρβας" <01ttouch at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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