[SOLVED] Can't Save Changes on a Live USB

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Re: Can't Save Changes on a Live USB

Post#31 by Ed_P » 24 Nov 2015, 16:29

:good:
George wrote:Ed, it worked! Thank you!!!
However, I couldn't disable "Secure Boot", because I can't find such a switch in the BIOS settings of this machine. That's why I abandoned my original plan for a dual- boot setup on the hard drive and decided to use a live USB instead.
Yes, that's correct. You don't need to disable it when booting from the USB drive. Sorry. :oops:
Now, how do I make "Save Changes" the default boot option on a UEFI machine?
In line 468 copy your changes= parm that you have in line 470 to it. Thus you will have:

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	options "changes=UUID:E8FB-6830/mysave.dat"
A negative to this approach is if you need to run an Always Fresh option you may need to remove the change. But not sure about that.
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Re: Can't Save Changes on a Live USB

Post#32 by donald » 24 Nov 2015, 23:53

@aus9
--> Can anyone explain why there is no windows 9? <--
I'm not sure if you're expecting an answer, howsoever:
I have heard they did not use the No.9 because they had the 9x numbering back in the Days.
(win 95 - 98)..might be true or not.

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Re: Can't Save Changes on a Live USB

Post#33 by George » 25 Nov 2015, 16:37

aus9 wrote:George

Not exact model but try this howto disable secure booting in bios
https://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/Fe ... 02s02.html

Just remember that Windows 8 onwards needs secure booting on to enable it to boot up.
Thanks, aus9! This documentation seems quite detailed, I'll check it out.

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Re: Can't Save Changes on a Live USB

Post#34 by George » 25 Nov 2015, 16:40

Ed_P wrote::good:
George wrote:Ed, it worked! Thank you!!!
However, I couldn't disable "Secure Boot", because I can't find such a switch in the BIOS settings of this machine. That's why I abandoned my original plan for a dual- boot setup on the hard drive and decided to use a live USB instead.
Yes, that's correct. You don't need to disable it when booting from the USB drive. Sorry. :oops:
Now, how do I make "Save Changes" the default boot option on a UEFI machine?
In line 468 copy your changes= parm that you have in line 470 to it. Thus you will have:

Code: Select all

	options "changes=UUID:E8FB-6830/mysave.dat"
A negative to this approach is if you need to run an Always Fresh option you may need to remove the change. But not sure about that.
Ed, thanks a lot for your help. I changed line 468 and I'm all good.

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