[SOLVED] (in nxt ed.) Porteus 2 - installer - devicename bug

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[SOLVED] (in nxt ed.) Porteus 2 - installer - devicename bug

Post#1 by mocabilly » 24 Feb 2013, 10:59

I don't think this is mentioned before, I got this error when I ran the installer:

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x@PCx /media/USB DISK/boot $ ./Porteus-installer-for-Linux.com 
Verifying archive integrity... All good.
Uncompressing Porteus Installer......

Installer needs root's privileges to run
Password: 
bash: /media/USB: No such file or directory
x@PCx /media/USB DISK/boot $ 
The (mounted) device-name resolving goes wrong when handling spaces in mounted device names..
(USB DISK becomes USB)
Dunno if this can be solved by using some extra parenthesis..
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Re: Porteus 2 - installer - devicename bug

Post#2 by fanthom » 24 Feb 2013, 13:23

hi mocabilly,

i should be able to fix this bug for next release - thanks for reporting.

as a workaround please mount your device manually in some folder without spaces in name, ie

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mount /dev/sdb1 /mnt/stick
and perform installation as before.

thanks
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Re: [SOLVED] (in nxt ed.) Porteus 2 - installer - devicename

Post#3 by mocabilly » 26 Feb 2013, 18:39

Fanthom,

Thanx for looking into it.

I already used the workaround, and was able to use Porteus 2 :)


Grtz,

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