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

steve at vwebr.net steve at vwebr.net
Sat Mar 23 04:27:24 UTC 2019

Not the right attitude, my friend!  Kinda sucks actually. 

I'm very familiar with command lines and can always handle clear

I'm going to say this again. The instructions I was pointed to were not


On 2019-03-22 21:49, Doug Newgard via arch-general wrote:

> 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.
> Scimmia

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