Posted: Sat 13 Apr 2019, 07:01 Post subject:
upupbb usb stick problems Subject description: There seems to be some low lever problems regarding usb sticks
I'm running 18.06 from USB and HD/Frugal.
When trying to create a new 18.06 flash drive using GBootflash usb installer I go through all the normal steps until I get to the actual install. It then fails saying that it can't mount the usb stick.
I tried to use Universal installer. It reports that the usb stick is not formatted so I go to gparted and it fails to format (fat32) the stick with no further info....
I go to my install of Precise on another partition of the same machine and everything works !!!!
I've tried using about 5 or 6 different usb sticks and they all fail in upupbb but all work on precise.
Joined: 23 May 2007 Posts: 1455 Location: the australian mallee
Posted: Wed 17 Apr 2019, 18:16 Post subject:
Try deleting the existing stick partition with the working system, then reboot into upupbb abd see what gparted says when you try to create a partition in it. It will at least give you an idea if the stick is dying or if it's just been formatted on the wrong system (32bit<>64bit or version), I know it's not suppose to matter but it ocasionally does.
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