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by portypit
16 Apr 2019, 11:21
Forum: Intermediate/Advanced User Questions
Topic: Porteus 4.0 not booting in UEFI mode SOLVED
Replies: 19
Views: 2159

Porteus 4.0 not booting in UEFI mode SOLVED

Interesting stuff guys (gals?).
Sometimes Mouse Pointer Icon (arrow symbol) is unmovable at center-screen after boot-up.
nanZor, your comments have given me an idea to place Porteus 4.0 on another USB stick and look more closely at its operation.
Thanks !
by portypit
27 Mar 2019, 10:18
Forum: Intermediate/Advanced User Questions
Topic: Porteus 4.0 not booting in UEFI mode SOLVED
Replies: 19
Views: 2159

Porteus 4.0 not booting in UEFI mode SOLVED

Yes I was surprised also, especially as there was an EFI folder accompanying Porteus 4.0. That's why I was annoyed... my laptop should have booted from the USB stick, especially as I had Secure Boot turned off.
by portypit
23 Mar 2019, 22:08
Forum: Intermediate/Advanced User Questions
Topic: Porteus 4.0 not booting in UEFI mode SOLVED
Replies: 19
Views: 2159

Porteus 4.0 not booting in UEFI mode SOLVED

Yes I did and it works like you say. But I run Windows 8.1 on the PC sometimes and I was tired changing the BIOS setting from CSM -> to UEFI and back. I was annoyed that Porteus 4.0 didn't work with PC in UEFI mode: I saw that it was supplied with an EFI folder containing files. So I searched for AN...
by portypit
22 Mar 2019, 12:23
Forum: Intermediate/Advanced User Questions
Topic: Porteus 4.0 not booting in UEFI mode SOLVED
Replies: 19
Views: 2159

Porteus 4.0 not booting in UEFI mode SOLVED

Add to /porteus/porteus-v4.0-x86_64.cfg the following line: APPEND /EFI/BOOT Ignore /boot/syslinux/porteus-v4.0-x86_64.cfg (yes there are 2 .cfg files!). Got hint from the files Rufus created to make USB stick bootable. Then used Porteus method to install onto USB stick. Then added above line. Stran...
by portypit
05 Dec 2018, 14:35
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Connect to Huawei Y621 by USB cable.
Replies: 3
Views: 412

Re: Connect to Huawei Y621 by USB cable.

Hello Donald, I added ACTION!="bind", to 69-libmtp.rules. When I tried to read from my smartphone, an error message indicated "an mtp process had ended unexpectedly". So I downloaded XFCE and Cinnamon compressed modules. I didn't use Cinnamon asits md5 checksum wasn't the same as the one in md5_sums...
by portypit
03 Dec 2018, 20:53
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Connect to Huawei Y621 by USB cable.
Replies: 3
Views: 412

Re: Connect to Huawei Y621 by USB cable.

Thanks Donald!
I will try your suggestion. I appreciate the help.
by portypit
03 Dec 2018, 11:30
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Connect to Huawei Y621 by USB cable.
Replies: 3
Views: 412

Connect to Huawei Y621 by USB cable.

Porteus 3.1 can read what's in this phone but Porteus 4.0 can't. Error message reads "The file or folder udi=/org/kde/solid/udev/sys/devices/pci 0000:00/0000:00:14.0/usb1/1-2 does not exist". Why?