Xenial on USB stick install can't detect itself

Seth Arnold seth.arnold at canonical.com
Thu Apr 7 02:54:24 UTC 2016

On Thu, Apr 07, 2016 at 12:20:24PM +1000, Mark Constable wrote:
> The usb stick with the server iso is fine and the usb keyboard/mouse works
> okay on this hardware, it's the destination installation on yet another usb
> stick that is the problem. When I boot onto the installed OS the initrd does
> not detect the partition UUID and drops me to the initramfs prompt and the

Ah, I see. It feels unlikely to be your issue, but you may wish to fiddle
with the switch in your bios that controls between legacy bios, uefi, and
a combination of the two.. my first install attempt didn't work because I
used the "both" setting in my bios.

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