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by Ed_P
04 Aug 2021, 21:44
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Unable to boot Porteus 5.0 rc3 in Legacy mode
Replies: 42
Views: 1010

Unable to boot Porteus 5.0 rc3 in Legacy mode

raja the updated USB drive booted my UEFI notebook, my BIOS netbook, and my old Windows 7 desktop. The latter with no mouse or task bar but it did boot the GUI. :) No ldlinux.sys that I see. Microsoft Windows [Version 10.0.19043.1110] (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. C:\Users\Ed>dir ...
by Ed_P
04 Aug 2021, 17:29
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Unable to boot Porteus 5.0 rc3 in Legacy mode
Replies: 42
Views: 1010

Unable to boot Porteus 5.0 rc3 in Legacy mode

Microsoft Windows [Version 10.0.19043.1110] (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. C:\Users\Ed>g: G:\>cd \boot G:\boot>dir Volume in drive G is PORTEUS Volume Serial Number is FE1A-6D02 Directory of G:\boot 08/02/2021 04:07 PM <DIR> . 08/02/2021 04:07 PM <DIR> .. 06/14/2021 04:27 AM <DIR> ...
by Ed_P
04 Aug 2021, 16:50
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Unable to boot Porteus 5.0 rc3 in Legacy mode
Replies: 42
Views: 1010

Unable to boot Porteus 5.0 rc3 in Legacy mode

<r><QUOTE author="raja" post_id="83616" time="1628093445" user_id="5121"><s>[quote=raja post_id=83616 time=1628093445 user_id=5121]</s> Ed_p, may be due to the file name I have given. Changed the name to porteus-win.exe and made it as sfx.7z zip file. <e>[/quote]</e></QUOTE> Thanks <B><s>[b]</s>raja...
by Ed_P
04 Aug 2021, 16:37
Forum: Intermediate/Advanced User Questions
Topic: Creating bootable Porteus 5.0rc3 USB in Windows 10
Replies: 3
Views: 185

Creating bootable Porteus 5.0rc3 USB in Windows 10

BTW On the BIOS 64bit system when the vesamenu.c32 error occurs if I hit the tab key then enter "text" to the boot option Porteus boots to a terminal screen where I login as root then enter "init 4" and Porteus boots to the normal GUI desktop. :)
by Ed_P
04 Aug 2021, 13:54
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Unable to boot Porteus 5.0 rc3 in Legacy mode
Replies: 42
Views: 1010

Unable to boot Porteus 5.0 rc3 in Legacy mode

If there is a file by name ldlinux.sys in syslinux folder, rename, old-ldlinux.sys. Copy downloaded 'install-bootloader-windows.exe to boot folder, in usb disk. There is no ldlinux.sys in the Cinnamon ISO's /boot/syslinux folder. There is a ldlinux.c32 file. Downloading your file is difficult with ...
by Ed_P
03 Aug 2021, 22:54
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Unable to boot Porteus 5.0 rc3 in Legacy mode
Replies: 42
Views: 1010

Unable to boot Porteus 5.0 rc3 in Legacy mode

<r><QUOTE author="ncmprhnsbl" post_id="83568" time="1627891085" user_id="1017"><s>[quote=ncmprhnsbl post_id=83568 time=1627891085 user_id=1017]</s> that is presuming that you followed the instructions: "right-click on it and choose to run as administrator" ? <e>[/quote]</e></QUOTE> Instructions? <E>...
by Ed_P
02 Aug 2021, 14:55
Forum: General chat
Topic: Microsoft Edge for Linux
Replies: 3
Views: 136

Microsoft Edge for Linux

:shock: Why? Why do they offer it and why would anyone want it??
by Ed_P
02 Aug 2021, 06:01
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Unable to boot Porteus 5.0 rc3 in Legacy mode
Replies: 42
Views: 1010

Unable to boot Porteus 5.0 rc3 in Legacy mode

I'll restart the process. p-i-f-w.zip: Porteus-installer-for-Windows.exe is a self extracting file for several files in the /boot folder. p-i-f-w-2.zip: Porteus-installer-for-Windows.exe is also a self extracting file for several files in the /boot folder. Neither in themselves make the USB drive b...
by Ed_P
01 Aug 2021, 23:42
Forum: Intermediate/Advanced User Questions
Topic: Creating bootable Porteus 5.0rc3 USB in Windows 10
Replies: 3
Views: 185

Creating bootable Porteus 5.0rc3 USB in Windows 10

Thank you ncmp. I remembered reading about the c32 error but couldn't find it until I googled for it. Will test it more later.
by Ed_P
01 Aug 2021, 23:22
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Unable to boot Porteus 5.0 rc3 in Legacy mode
Replies: 42
Views: 1010

Unable to boot Porteus 5.0 rc3 in Legacy mode

<r><QUOTE author="ncmprhnsbl" post_id="83490" time="1627465541" user_id="1017"><s>[quote=ncmprhnsbl post_id=83490 time=1627465541 user_id=1017]</s> anyway, try this one:<br/> <URL url="https://app.box.com/s/nxsw7mg9nrvs70vfgy0ixw2sxaqh8kid"><s>[url=https://app.box.com/s/nxsw7mg9nrvs70vfgy0ixw2sxaqh8...
by Ed_P
01 Aug 2021, 17:15
Forum: Intermediate/Advanced User Questions
Topic: Creating bootable Porteus 5.0rc3 USB in Windows 10
Replies: 3
Views: 185

Creating bootable Porteus 5.0rc3 USB in Windows 10

This worked for me and booted on my Windows 10 UEFI system. USB50.cmd @echo off&title Install Porteus :: ## Partition & format the USB drive with a msdos Partition table. ## :: ## > diskpart * Run Command Prompt with Admin Rights. ## :: ## > list disk ## :: ## >.... ## :: ## > select disk 1 * Note: ...
by Ed_P
31 Jul 2021, 18:31
Forum: Intermediate/Advanced User Questions
Topic: Booting porteus-5.0rc3 with Grub boot loader
Replies: 11
Views: 734

Booting porteus-5.0rc3 with Grub boot loader

Blaze wrote:
31 Jul 2021, 08:16
I use my theme and grub.cfg from this post grub2 menu entry (Пост Blaze #59969)
And that works but it wasn't built from /boot/syslinux/'s porteus.cfg which is what raja's grub-syslinux2cfg command can do.
by Ed_P
30 Jul 2021, 15:46
Forum: General chat
Topic: Hysteria: COVID-19 for everybody.
Replies: 90
Views: 18140

Hysteria: COVID-19 for everybody.

Well written francois. And in 2021 the new COVID is striking very hard all the younger unvaccinated people. 20s-40s.
by Ed_P
28 Jul 2021, 15:23
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Remmina on Porteus
Replies: 2
Views: 135

Remmina on Porteus

I use TightVNC for Porteus and RealVNC for Windows10 and 7.