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by kbocek
Sun Feb 23, 2014 1:09 am
Forum: How to use FSArchiver
Topic: SOLVED Restored USB Key Not Booting
Replies: 2
Views: 5593

Re: SOLVED Restored USB Key Not Booting

As a followup to my first post, my note about using dd to install the boot sector: $ dd if=bootsect466.bin of=/dev/sda bs=466 count=1 Was a mistake. First it was missing installing the stage 1.5 boot loader. I experimented with also using dd to copy the e2fs_stage1_5 file to the disk starting at blo...
by kbocek
Sat Feb 22, 2014 7:49 pm
Forum: How to use FSArchiver
Topic: SOLVED Restored USB Key Not Booting
Replies: 2
Views: 5593

SOLVED Restored USB Key Not Booting

After pondering this for a bit, I realized my error was in my command "setup (hd0,0)": $grub --device-map=/dev/null grub> device (hd0) /dev/sdd device (hd0) /dev/sdd grub> root (hd0,0) root (hd0,0) Filesystem type is ext2fs, partition type 0x83 grub> setup (hd0) setup (hd0) Checking if "/boot/grub/s...
by kbocek
Sat Feb 22, 2014 12:10 am
Forum: How to use FSArchiver
Topic: SOLVED Restored USB Key Not Booting
Replies: 2
Views: 5593

SOLVED Restored USB Key Not Booting

So my plan was to use fsarchiver to back up a single linux file system containing the whole OS. I could then restore the OS to a new device and just restore the boot sector. As a test, I've installed CentOS 6 to a USB key. Boots and works fine. Single primary partition. Backed up using fsarchiver ju...