Booting a snappy thumb drive

Michael Terry michael.terry at canonical.com
Wed Mar 18 19:41:40 UTC 2015


Paolo and some others helped me on #ubuntu-kernel.  Are there wiki
instructions for how to generate the preview images?

I'd like to make a more current one.

-mt

On Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 3:19 PM, Paolo Pisati <paolo.pisati at canonical.com>
wrote:

> Aren't we using just the generic kernel pkg on x86? If so, you are missing
> all the modules from the generic-extra pkg, thus my bet is on a missing
> module.
>
> On Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 7:45 PM, Michael Terry <
> michael.terry at canonical.com> wrote:
>
>> FYI, if you want to boot a thumb drive containing the snappy alpha image,
>> you can't use dd directly.  You need to convert it from qcow2 format:
>>
>> sudo qemu-img convert -f qcow2 -O raw ubuntu-core-alpha-02_amd64-virt.img
>> /dev/sdb
>>
>> (Though trying to boot this on my laptop gives me some sort of kernel
>> panic.  Looking into it.  Any guesses?)
>>
>> -mt
>>
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> p.
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-mt
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