[arch-general] Arch Linux USB stick won't boot

Doug Newgard scimmia at archlinux.org
Sat Mar 23 03:49:29 UTC 2019

On Fri, 22 Mar 2019 19:37:18 -0600
steve at vwebr.net wrote:

> My apologies, but the instructions aren't clear at all. I don't know
> where in the instructions the event I'm seeing is taking place. 
> I'm seeing a prompt but it's not obvious what to put there even from the
> instructions. I not completely sure what is going on there. 
> My guess is that it's trying to get me to set the root password by
> entering the command 'passwd'. 
> I'm guessing that, but the instructions don't make that clear is all I'm
> saying. 
> I'll try 'passwd' and see how far I get with that but even after I set
> the password, it's not at all clear what is next. 
> I never saw a menu before that prompt...there was no interaction at all
> before that. 
> Please rewrite your instructions. I am always able to follow clear
> instructions with no help needed. 
> Steve

If you don't know what a command line is or what to do with it, you picked the
wrong distro. Don't waste any more of your time, move on to something else.


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