Building Blocks

Here is a place for your projects which are not officially supported by the Porteus Team. For example: your own kernel patched with extra features; desktops not included in the standard ISO like Gnome; base modules that are different than the standard ISO, etc...
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Re: Building Blocks

Post#76 by Bogomips » 04 Feb 2016, 11:08

Wonder if anyone else can verify the CD boot. This is porteus-livedbg from darkstar:

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# Recognized devices:
/dev/sr0: LABEL="Porteus" TYPE="iso9660" 
...
# Booting device:
/mnt/sr0

# Porteus data found in:
/mnt/sr0/porteus

# Changes are stored in:
memory

# Non standard /rootcopy dir:
none

# Modules activated during boot time:
/mnt/sr0/porteus/base/000-kernel.xzm
/mnt/sr0/porteus/base/001-core.xzm
Burn Log (32 bit system):

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activate xorlib.xzm

guest@porteus:~$ xorriso -as cdrecord -v dev=/dev/sr0 blank=fast -multi -eject --grow_overwriteable_iso abSlak_030216.iso
xorriso 1.4.0 : RockRidge filesystem manipulator, libburnia project.

Drive current: -outdev '/dev/sr0'
Media current: DVD+RW
Media status : is written , is appendable
Media summary: 1 session, 661027 data blocks, 1291m data, 3192m free
Beginning to blank medium in mode 'fast'.
Blanking done
xorriso : NOTE : Re-assessing -outdev '/dev/sr0'
Drive current: -outdev '/dev/sr0'
Media current: DVD+RW
Media status : is blank
Media summary: 0 sessions, 0 data blocks, 0 data, 4483m free
Beginning to write data track.
xorriso : UPDATE : Formatting. Working since 0 seconds
...
xorriso : UPDATE :  312 of  316 MB written (fifo 83%) [buf  93%]   4.0x.
xorriso : UPDATE :  316 of  316 MB written (fifo  0%) [buf  93%]   2.8x.
xorriso : UPDATE : Closing track/session. Working since 71 seconds
xorriso : UPDATE : Closing track/session. Working since 72 seconds
xorriso : UPDATE : Closing track/session. Working since 73 seconds
xorriso : UPDATE : Closing track/session. Working since 74 seconds
xorriso : UPDATE : Closing track/session. Working since 75 seconds
xorriso : UPDATE : Closing track/session. Working since 76 seconds
Writing to '/dev/sr0' completed successfully.

xorriso : NOTE : Re-assessing -outdev '/dev/sr0'
Drive current: -outdev '/dev/sr0'
Media current: DVD+RW
Media status : is written , is appendable
Media summary: 1 session, 161919 data blocks,  316m data, 4166m free
@Jack

Put any old CD, which is not a boot CD, in the drive, then boot your normal Porteus. Then do you get something like this?

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guest@porteus:~$ cat /var/log/porteus-livedbg 
# Recognized devices:
/dev/sr0: LABEL="1. Upon Time S01" TYPE="iso9660" 
...
Linux porteus 4.4.0-porteus #3 SMP PREEMPT Sat Jan 23 07:01:55 UTC 2016 i686 AMD Sempron(tm) 140 Processor AuthenticAMD GNU/Linux
NVIDIA Corporation C61 [GeForce 6150SE nForce 430] (rev a2) MemTotal: 901760 kB MemFree: 66752 kB

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Re: Building Blocks

Post#77 by Jack » 04 Feb 2016, 13:45

Here is mind.

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guest@porteus:~$  cat /var/log/porteus-livedbg 
# Recognized devices:
/dev/sda1: UUID="6CBCF757BCF71A72" TYPE="ntfs" 
/dev/sda2: UUID="D8A40671A4065304" TYPE="ntfs" 
/dev/sdb1: UUID="77ce388d-0587-4134-b281-3d2d047bdbac" TYPE="ext4" 

# Booting device:
/mnt/sdb1

# Porteus data found in:
/mnt/sdb1/porteus

# Changes are stored in:
/porteus

# Non standard /rootcopy dir:
none

# Modules activated during boot time:
/mnt/sdb1/porteus/base/000-kernel.xzm
/mnt/sdb1/porteus/base/001-core.xzm
/mnt/sdb1/porteus/base/001-core_alldesktops-150124.xzm
/mnt/sdb1/porteus/base/002-xorg.xzm
/mnt/sdb1/porteus/base/002-xorg_alldesktops-150126.xzm
/mnt/sdb1/porteus/base/003-mate.xzm
/mnt/sdb1/porteus/base/003-mate_fixes-150124.xzm
/mnt/sdb1/porteus/base/004-firefox.xzm
/mnt/sdb1/porteus/base/006-abiword.xzm
/mnt/sdb1/porteus/modules/flashplayer-plugin-11.2.202.559-x86_64-1alien.xzm
/mnt/sdb1/porteus/modules/git-1.8.4-x86_64-1.xzm
/mnt/sdb1/porteus/modules/youtube-dl-2016.01.01-x86_64-1_slack.xzm
guest@porteus:~$ 
I did make a Porteus 3.1 Mate 64bit and booted up fine.
I just like Slackware because I think it teach you about Linux to build packages where Ubuntu is like Windows you just install programs you want.

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Re: Building Blocks

Post#78 by Bogomips » 04 Feb 2016, 14:02

^ If CD has been inserted in drive, there is no mention of the CD, by this I mean /dev/sr0? (The CD should be one that has been used before, to be on the safe side,)
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Re: Building Blocks

Post#79 by Jack » 04 Feb 2016, 14:40

Bogomips wrote:^ If CD has been inserted in drive, there is no mention of the CD, by this I mean /dev/sr0? (The CD should be one that has been used before, to be on the safe side,)
I don't understand what you mean.
I just like Slackware because I think it teach you about Linux to build packages where Ubuntu is like Windows you just install programs you want.

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Re: Building Blocks

Post#80 by Bogomips » 04 Feb 2016, 15:01

Jack wrote:
Bogomips wrote:^ If CD has been inserted in drive, there is no mention of the CD, by this I mean /dev/sr0? (The CD should be one that has been used before, to be on the safe side,)
I don't understand what you mean.
would like to see what Porteus has to say about CD rom Drive.

Jack, can you please try this:
  1. Put CD that you know you can read (not a boot CD) in CD drive
  2. Boot up Porteus
  3. Then: cat /var/log/porteus-livedbg
  4. As root: blkid
  5. Then try to read something off CD
  6. Then: lsmod
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Re: Building Blocks

Post#81 by Jack » 04 Feb 2016, 15:17

I did everything what you told me to do. And it was a music CD all I have and it played. Here is the output.

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guest@porteus:~$ cat /var/log/porteus-livedbg
# Recognized devices:
/dev/sda1: UUID="6CBCF757BCF71A72" TYPE="ntfs" 
/dev/sda2: UUID="D8A40671A4065304" TYPE="ntfs" 
/dev/sdb1: UUID="77ce388d-0587-4134-b281-3d2d047bdbac" TYPE="ext4" 

# Booting device:
/mnt/sdb1

# Porteus data found in:
/mnt/sdb1/porteus

# Changes are stored in:
/porteus

# Non standard /rootcopy dir:
none

# Modules activated during boot time:
/mnt/sdb1/porteus/base/000-kernel.xzm
/mnt/sdb1/porteus/base/001-core.xzm
/mnt/sdb1/porteus/base/001-core_alldesktops-150124.xzm
/mnt/sdb1/porteus/base/002-xorg.xzm
/mnt/sdb1/porteus/base/002-xorg_alldesktops-150126.xzm
/mnt/sdb1/porteus/base/003-mate.xzm
/mnt/sdb1/porteus/base/003-mate_fixes-150124.xzm
/mnt/sdb1/porteus/base/004-firefox.xzm
/mnt/sdb1/porteus/base/006-abiword.xzm
/mnt/sdb1/porteus/modules/flashplayer-plugin-11.2.202.559-x86_64-1alien.xzm
/mnt/sdb1/porteus/modules/git-1.8.4-x86_64-1.xzm
/mnt/sdb1/porteus/modules/youtube-dl-2016.01.01-x86_64-1_slack.xzm
guest@porteus:~$ su
Password: 
root@porteus:/home/guest# blkid
/dev/sda1: UUID="6CBCF757BCF71A72" TYPE="ntfs" 
/dev/sda2: UUID="D8A40671A4065304" TYPE="ntfs" 
/dev/sdb1: UUID="77ce388d-0587-4134-b281-3d2d047bdbac" TYPE="ext4" 
/dev/loop0: TYPE="squashfs" 
/dev/loop1: TYPE="squashfs" 
/dev/loop2: TYPE="squashfs" 
/dev/loop3: TYPE="squashfs" 
/dev/loop4: TYPE="squashfs" 
/dev/loop5: TYPE="squashfs" 
/dev/loop6: TYPE="squashfs" 
/dev/loop7: TYPE="squashfs" 
/dev/loop8: TYPE="squashfs" 
/dev/loop9: TYPE="squashfs" 
/dev/loop10: TYPE="squashfs" 
/dev/loop11: TYPE="squashfs" 
root@porteus:/home/guest# lsmod
Module                  Size  Used by
ipv6                  201992  16 
ctr                     2656  2 
ccm                     5056  2 
snd_hda_codec_hdmi     26628  1 
snd_hda_codec_conexant     7920  1 
snd_hda_codec_generic    33008  1 snd_hda_codec_conexant
nouveau               826136  5 
mxm_wmi                 1008  1 nouveau
ttm                    40664  1 nouveau
drm_kms_helper         49040  1 nouveau
arc4                    1472  2 
ath5k                 104468  0 
ath                    14884  1 ath5k
hp_wmi                  5016  0 
led_class               2056  1 ath5k
sparse_keymap           1792  1 hp_wmi
mac80211              204848  1 ath5k
snd_hda_intel          15640  1 
snd_hda_controller     12928  1 snd_hda_intel
snd_hda_codec          58816  5 snd_hda_codec_hdmi,snd_hda_codec_conexant,snd_hda_codec_generic,snd_hda_intel,snd_hda_controller
cfg80211              137056  3 ath,ath5k,mac80211
snd_hwdep               3944  1 snd_hda_codec
snd_pcm                48304  4 snd_hda_codec_hdmi,snd_hda_codec,snd_hda_intel,snd_hda_controller
k10temp                 2308  0 
shpchp                 18456  0 
snd_timer              12780  1 snd_pcm
rfkill                 10156  3 cfg80211,hp_wmi
wmi                     5828  3 hp_wmi,mxm_wmi,nouveau
forcedeth              40656  0 
acpi_cpufreq            4912  0 
firmware_class          4664  3 drm_kms_helper,snd_hda_intel,nouveau
i2c_nforce2             4296  0 
root@porteus:/home/guest# 
I will try more when other say it will boot. Sorry
I just like Slackware because I think it teach you about Linux to build packages where Ubuntu is like Windows you just install programs you want.

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Re: Building Blocks

Post#82 by Bogomips » 04 Feb 2016, 20:26

Thanks for the info, Jack. According to what I see, even though your CDROM device is a block device, it has not been detected as a block device. Apparently there are 2 disk partitions, and a usb. Therefore would expect it to be hdb, but then your disk should be hda, which it is not. Seems reason why it is not booting, is that the system thinks your CDROM drive is not a SCSI sr0, therefore not in recognised devices list.

Will have to wait for someone the likes of Superuser Donald to come to the rescue. :roll:
Jack wrote:I will try more when other say it will boot. Sorry
OK, when you have a spare moment wil be interested to know after booting with cd in drive, lsmod, and while playing it:

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mount
cat /etc/fstab
cat /etc/mtab
cat /proc/self/mountinfo
lsmod
Linux porteus 4.4.0-porteus #3 SMP PREEMPT Sat Jan 23 07:01:55 UTC 2016 i686 AMD Sempron(tm) 140 Processor AuthenticAMD GNU/Linux
NVIDIA Corporation C61 [GeForce 6150SE nForce 430] (rev a2) MemTotal: 901760 kB MemFree: 66752 kB

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Re: Building Blocks

Post#83 by Jack » 04 Feb 2016, 21:16

I wish someone will test your ISO file.
Thanks for the info, Jack. According to what I see, even though your CDROM device is a block device, it has not been detected as a block device. Apparently there are 2 disk partitions, and a usb. Therefore would expect it to be hdb, but then your disk should be hda, which it is not. Seems reason why it is not booting, is that the system thinks your CDROM drive is not a SCSI sr0, therefore not in recognised devices list.
I have had my Laptop since 2008 and it work 100% all the time. I did your test with a CD and USB thumb drive and it happen the same in both. It never found 000-kernel.xzm or 001-core.xzm in both ways I did it and that the problem. As far as CDROM device is a block device I don't think so, It would not even try to boot if it was a block device.
OK, when you have a spare moment wil be interested to know after booting with cd in drive, lsmod, and while playing it:

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mount
cat /etc/fstab
cat /etc/mtab
cat /proc/self/mountinfo
lsmod
Here is the output.

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root@porteus:~# mount
aufs on / type aufs (rw)
proc on /proc type proc (rw)
sysfs on /sys type sysfs (rw)
devtmpfs on /dev type devtmpfs (rw)
devpts on /dev/pts type devpts (rw,mode=0620,gid=5)
/dev/sda1 on /mnt/sda1 type ntfs (noatime,nodiratime,suid,dev,exec,async)
/dev/sda2 on /mnt/sda2 type ntfs (noatime,nodiratime,suid,dev,exec,async)
/dev/sdb1 on /mnt/sdb1 type ext4 (noatime,nodiratime,suid,dev,exec,async)
/mnt/live/run on /run type none (rw,bind)
fusectl on /sys/fs/fuse/connections type fusectl (rw)
gvfsd-fuse on /root/.gvfs type fuse.gvfsd-fuse (rw,nosuid,nodev)
root@porteus:~# cat /etc/fstab
# Do not edit this file as fstab is recreated automatically during every boot.
# Please use /etc/rc.d/rc.local or sysvinit scripts if you want to mount/unmount
# drive, filesystem or network share.

# System mounts:
aufs / aufs defaults 0 0
proc /proc proc defaults 0 0
sysfs /sys sysfs defaults 0 0
devtmpfs /dev devtmpfs defaults 0 0
devpts /dev/pts devpts rw,mode=0620,gid=5 0 0

# Device partitions:

# Swap partitions:
/dev/sdb1 /mnt/sdb1 ext4 comment=x-gvfs-show,comment=x-gvfs-icon=drive-removable-media,user,noatime,nodiratime,suid,dev,exec,async 0 0
/dev/sda2 /mnt/sda2 ntfs-3g comment=x-gvfs-show,user,noatime,nodiratime,suid,dev,exec,async 0 0
/dev/sda1 /mnt/sda1 ntfs-3g comment=x-gvfs-show,user,noatime,nodiratime,suid,dev,exec,async 0 0

# Hotplugged devices:
root@porteus:~# cat /etc/mtab
aufs / aufs rw 0 0
proc /proc proc rw 0 0
sysfs /sys sysfs rw 0 0
devtmpfs /dev devtmpfs rw 0 0
devpts /dev/pts devpts rw,mode=0620,gid=5 0 0
/dev/sda1 /mnt/sda1 ntfs noatime,nodiratime,suid,dev,exec,async 0 0
/dev/sda2 /mnt/sda2 ntfs noatime,nodiratime,suid,dev,exec,async 0 0
/dev/sdb1 /mnt/sdb1 ext4 noatime,nodiratime,suid,dev,exec,async 0 0
/mnt/live/run /run none rw,bind 0 0
fusectl /sys/fs/fuse/connections fusectl rw 0 0
gvfsd-fuse /root/.gvfs fuse.gvfsd-fuse rw,nosuid,nodev 0 0
root@porteus:~# cat /proc/self/mountinfo
13 23 0:13 / /mnt/live rw,relatime - tmpfs tmpfs rw,mode=755
14 13 0:4 / /mnt/live/proc rw,relatime - proc proc rw
15 13 0:14 / /mnt/live/sys rw,relatime - sysfs sysfs rw
16 13 0:5 / /mnt/live/dev rw,relatime - devtmpfs none rw,size=1413820k,nr_inodes=353455,mode=755
17 23 8:1 / /mnt/sda1 rw,noatime - fuseblk /dev/sda1 rw,user_id=0,group_id=0,allow_other,blksize=4096
18 23 8:2 / /mnt/sda2 rw,noatime - fuseblk /dev/sda2 rw,user_id=0,group_id=0,allow_other,blksize=4096
19 23 8:17 / /mnt/sdb1 rw,noatime,nodiratime - ext4 /dev/sdb1 rw,data=ordered
22 13 8:17 /porteus/changes /mnt/live/memory/changes rw,noatime,nodiratime - ext4 /dev/sdb1 rw,data=ordered
23 1 0:15 / / rw,relatime - aufs aufs rw,si=13ebeb5b0894fd06,nowarn_perm
20 13 7:0 / /mnt/live/memory/images/000-kernel.xzm rw,relatime - squashfs /dev/loop0 ro
21 13 7:1 / /mnt/live/memory/images/001-core.xzm rw,relatime - squashfs /dev/loop1 ro
24 13 7:2 / /mnt/live/memory/images/001-core_alldesktops-150124.xzm rw,relatime - squashfs /dev/loop2 ro
25 13 7:3 / /mnt/live/memory/images/002-xorg.xzm rw,relatime - squashfs /dev/loop3 ro
26 13 7:4 / /mnt/live/memory/images/002-xorg_alldesktops-150126.xzm rw,relatime - squashfs /dev/loop4 ro
27 13 7:5 / /mnt/live/memory/images/003-mate.xzm rw,relatime - squashfs /dev/loop5 ro
28 13 7:6 / /mnt/live/memory/images/003-mate_fixes-150124.xzm rw,relatime - squashfs /dev/loop6 ro
29 13 7:7 / /mnt/live/memory/images/004-firefox.xzm rw,relatime - squashfs /dev/loop7 ro
30 13 7:8 / /mnt/live/memory/images/flashplayer-plugin-11.2.202.559-x86_64-1alien.xzm rw,relatime - squashfs /dev/loop8 ro
31 13 7:9 / /mnt/live/memory/images/git-1.8.4-x86_64-1.xzm rw,relatime - squashfs /dev/loop9 ro
32 13 7:10 / /mnt/live/memory/images/youtube-dl-2016.01.01-x86_64-1_slack.xzm rw,relatime - squashfs /dev/loop10 ro
33 23 0:4 / /proc rw,relatime - proc proc rw
34 23 0:14 / /sys rw,relatime - sysfs sysfs rw
35 23 0:5 / /dev rw,relatime - devtmpfs devtmpfs rw,size=1413820k,nr_inodes=353455,mode=755
36 35 0:11 / /dev/pts rw,relatime - devpts devpts rw,gid=5,mode=620,ptmxmode=000
37 23 0:13 /run /run rw,relatime - tmpfs tmpfs rw,mode=755
38 34 0:16 / /sys/fs/fuse/connections rw,relatime - fusectl fusectl rw
40 23 0:18 / /root/.gvfs rw,nosuid,nodev,relatime - fuse.gvfsd-fuse gvfsd-fuse rw,user_id=0,group_id=0
root@porteus:~# lsmod
Module                  Size  Used by
ipv6                  201992  18 
ctr                     2656  2 
ccm                     5056  2 
arc4                    1472  2 
snd_hda_codec_hdmi     26628  1 
snd_hda_codec_conexant     7920  1 
snd_hda_codec_generic    33008  1 snd_hda_codec_conexant
nouveau               826136  5 
ath5k                 104468  0 
ath                    14884  1 ath5k
snd_hda_intel          15640  5 
led_class               2056  1 ath5k
hp_wmi                  5016  0 
mac80211              204848  1 ath5k
snd_hda_controller     12928  1 snd_hda_intel
snd_hda_codec          58816  5 snd_hda_codec_hdmi,snd_hda_codec_conexant,snd_hda_codec_generic,snd_hda_intel,snd_hda_controller
sparse_keymap           1792  1 hp_wmi
mxm_wmi                 1008  1 nouveau
snd_hwdep               3944  1 snd_hda_codec
snd_pcm                48304  5 snd_hda_codec_hdmi,snd_hda_codec,snd_hda_intel,snd_hda_controller
ttm                    40664  1 nouveau
cfg80211              137056  3 ath,ath5k,mac80211
snd_timer              12780  2 snd_pcm
drm_kms_helper         49040  1 nouveau
k10temp                 2308  0 
rfkill                 10156  3 cfg80211,hp_wmi
forcedeth              40656  0 
shpchp                 18456  0 
firmware_class          4664  3 drm_kms_helper,snd_hda_intel,nouveau
i2c_nforce2             4296  0 
wmi                     5828  3 hp_wmi,mxm_wmi,nouveau
acpi_cpufreq            4912  0 
root@porteus:~# 
And the music CD is playing. And I wanted your Linux project to work.
I just like Slackware because I think it teach you about Linux to build packages where Ubuntu is like Windows you just install programs you want.

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Re: Building Blocks

Post#84 by aus9 » 04 Feb 2016, 23:44

let me jump in before donald....giggles as I am not as good as he who can't be named :D

top line data cd inserted on full boot up of another distro
bottom line audio cd

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blkid
/dev/sr0: UUID="2013-08-19-12-48-04-00" LABEL="UBCD526" TYPE="iso9660"
guest ~ $ blkid
guest ~ $ 
IMHO Jack needs to insert a bootable cd so you can check stuff.

2)Also on most computers you press F8 at bios boot screen to get the bios to show you the bootable devices (not F9)
---if a bootable cd is in tray you will get an entry

I punch F8 with some vigour multiple times to ensure it does pop up as an option.

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Re: Building Blocks

Post#85 by Bogomips » 04 Feb 2016, 23:50

^ Just thought of something else, being possibility of cd having been burnt in UDF format, to be discounted. :unknown:
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Re: Building Blocks

Post#86 by Ed_P » 05 Feb 2016, 00:05

An interesting project.

I tried the abSlak_030216.iso file and got an error msg about ptest.sgn missing, and it is in the porteus directory.

As I usually do I booted the ISO directly.

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set ISOz=abSlak_030216.iso

title abSlak                     \n 316MB\n %ISOz%
find --set-root                       /ISOs/%ISOz%
map --heads=0 --sectors-per-track=0   /ISOs/%ISOz% (0xff) 
map --hook
root (0xff)
kernel /boot/syslinux/vmlinuz    from=/ISOs/%ISOz%  3 
initrd /boot/syslinux/initrd.img
aus9 wrote:2)Also on most computers you press F8 at bios boot screen to get the bios to show you the bootable devices (not F9)
FWIW On my Acers it's F2. But the Del key works on some old desktops.
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Re: Building Blocks

Post#87 by roadie » 05 Feb 2016, 00:24

Hitting the 'escape' key on my Asus netbook gives me a boot menu....hard drive and usb...no cdrom so don't know.

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Re: Building Blocks

Post#88 by Jack » 05 Feb 2016, 00:35

First off what dose IMHO mean I see it all the time?

@aus9, on my laptop the F9 is boot option if you want to change it temporary or in my bios they are preset 1) is CD/DVD 2) USB Device 3) Hard Drive, so I don't need to hit F9 key. I can put in 10 boot able CD and they all boot up. That is not the problem here.

@Bogomips, When I burnt the CD it wasn't in UDF format. If that was the case then Porteus 3.1 Mate should not have boot up cause they both was burnt the same way.

@Bogomips, You might need to find some else to help you cause it not me or my laptop computer. Hope you don't take this wrong but if I can I'll will try and help.

NOT TO MAKE ANYONE MAD BUT THIS HOW I FEEL
I been in computer or around them for 30 years and I even built computer. I might be a dummy or smart with Linux OS but I'm not young like most of the member here. I'll be a year older next week.

Hope for the best here.

EDIT: I didn't see Ed post tell I all ready posted mind.
Last edited by Jack on 05 Feb 2016, 01:19, edited 1 time in total.
I just like Slackware because I think it teach you about Linux to build packages where Ubuntu is like Windows you just install programs you want.

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Re: Building Blocks

Post#89 by Bogomips » 05 Feb 2016, 01:15

@Ed_P

This is my Grub Legacy menu.lst:

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title           Alien Bob Adaptation Iso Test
root		(hd0,0)
kernel          /bab/vmlinuz  base_only noauto from=/dev/sda10/tmp/iso/abSlak.iso
initrd          /bab/initrd.img
sda10 is on an ext2 file system. Starting small so only have support for ext2, ext3,ext4 and reiserfs. also isofs for cd/dvd. Should be able to find sign file on these systems. vfat not yet sorted. So if /ISOs/%ISOz% is on an ntfs system it will not work for the moment.

@Jack
@Bogomips, When I burnt the CD it wasn't in UDF format. If that was the case then Porteus 3.1 Mate should not have boot up cause they both was burnt the same way.
If I understand you correctly, then you burnt Porteus 3.1 Mate to cd, and booted from it? If that is the case it will help to see porteus-livedbg after boot up.

In My Humble Opinion :)
Linux porteus 4.4.0-porteus #3 SMP PREEMPT Sat Jan 23 07:01:55 UTC 2016 i686 AMD Sempron(tm) 140 Processor AuthenticAMD GNU/Linux
NVIDIA Corporation C61 [GeForce 6150SE nForce 430] (rev a2) MemTotal: 901760 kB MemFree: 66752 kB

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Re: Building Blocks

Post#90 by Jack » 05 Feb 2016, 01:30

Bogomips wrote:@Jack
@Bogomips, When I burnt the CD it wasn't in UDF format. If that was the case then Porteus 3.1 Mate should not have boot up cause they both was burnt the same way.
If I understand you correctly, then you burnt Porteus 3.1 Mate to cd, and booted from it? If that is the case it will help to see porteus-livedbg after boot up.

In My Humble Opinion :)
Yes I did burnt 2 CD your ISO and Porteus ISO. What I was thinking, that all the member thought it was me.
I just like Slackware because I think it teach you about Linux to build packages where Ubuntu is like Windows you just install programs you want.

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