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From: Mathieu Othacehe <>
To: Christine Lemmer-Webber <>
Cc: Dan Connolly <>,
Subject: bug#53141: installer failed in mkfs.ext4 when installing to the same USB drive
Date: Tue, 11 Jan 2022 10:48:52 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <> (Christine Lemmer-Webber's message of "Sun, 09 Jan 2022 09:08:58 -0500")


>> I'm installing from a USB thumb drive. I'd like to use the thumb drive
>> as the disk for the machine. The installer gave me the option to do
>> so, but then it crashed.

Christine is right, in that case you might prefer to use "guix system
image" to create directly a bootable image that suits you.

>> I can imagine that installing on the installation media is not
>> supported. Perhaps the installer should have prevented me from doing
>> so?

Yes indeed. The latest installer available here: should hide the installation
media in the device selection page. It would be great if you could
confirm it.



  reply	other threads:[~2022-01-11  9:50 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-01-09 13:27 bug#53143: " Dan Connolly
2022-01-09 14:08 ` bug#53141: " Christine Lemmer-Webber
2022-01-11  9:48   ` Mathieu Othacehe [this message]
2022-02-02 16:43 ` Mathieu Othacehe

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