Puppy Linux Discussion Forum Forum Index Puppy Linux Discussion Forum
Puppy HOME page : puppylinux.com
"THE" alternative forum : puppylinux.info
 
 FAQFAQ   SearchSearch   MemberlistMemberlist   UsergroupsUsergroups   RegisterRegister 
 ProfileProfile   Log in to check your private messagesLog in to check your private messages   Log inLog in 

The time now is Wed 01 Oct 2014, 16:59
All times are UTC - 4
 Forum index » House Training » Beginners Help ( Start Here)
devx_421.sfs not found
Moderators: Flash, Ian, JohnMurga
Post_new_topic   Reply_to_topic View_previous_topic :: View_next_topic
Page 1 of 1 Posts_count  
Author Message
garyp

Joined: 08 Dec 2009
Posts: 6

PostPosted: Tue 08 Dec 2009, 23:52    Post_subject:  devx_421.sfs not found
Sub_title: It's there, but the boot manager doesn't see it. USB installation.
 

I've got a puppy booting from a USB flash drive. I installed the multiuser version: puppy-4.2.1-MULITUSER-r3.iso

my /mnt/home directory contains pup_421.sfs and devx_421.sfs They both have identical owner:group (root:root) and identical permissions.

When I try to use the boot manager to set it up for mounting, it reports that I have no sfs files, or the wrong version in /mnt/home.

But AFAICT, I do.

Any suggestions?

Bow wow,
Gary
Back to top
View user's profile Send_private_message 
garyp

Joined: 08 Dec 2009
Posts: 6

PostPosted: Wed 09 Dec 2009, 00:08    Post_subject: Re: devx_421.sfs not found
Sub_title: It's there, but the boot manager doesn't see it. USB installation.
 

garyp wrote:
I've got a puppy booting from a USB flash drive. I installed the multiuser version: puppy-4.2.1-MULITUSER-r3.iso


Ok, I got past that ... I had a bunch of windows open doing who knows what, and one of them must have been interfering with what the boot manager was trying to do. I closed everything and tried again, and it worked ... sort of.

I was able to select devx_421.sfs for loading at boot, and I unchecked the "ignore choices" box.

On reboot: fail. "pup_r04 is overlapped".

any suggestions now?
-gary
Back to top
View user's profile Send_private_message 
Jim1911

Joined: 19 May 2008
Posts: 2457
Location: Texas, USA

PostPosted: Wed 09 Dec 2009, 00:10    Post_subject:  

Apparantly, you made a full installation on your usb flash drive. Sfs files are not recognized by boot manager if you are using other than a frugal installation with a save file.

You will need to install the devx_sfs file in order to use it, an installer is at http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=40779
Back to top
View user's profile Send_private_message 
Display_posts:   Sort by:   
Page 1 of 1 Posts_count  
Post_new_topic   Reply_to_topic View_previous_topic :: View_next_topic
 Forum index » House Training » Beginners Help ( Start Here)
Jump to:  

Rules_post_cannot
Rules_reply_cannot
Rules_edit_cannot
Rules_delete_cannot
Rules_vote_cannot
You cannot attach files in this forum
You can download files in this forum


Powered by phpBB © 2001, 2005 phpBB Group
[ Time: 0.0615s ][ Queries: 11 (0.0212s) ][ GZIP on ]