From: Christine Lemmer-Webber <email@example.com> To: Dan Connolly <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: email@example.com Subject: bug#53141: installer failed in mkfs.ext4 when installing to the same USB drive Date: Sun, 09 Jan 2022 09:08:58 -0500 [thread overview] Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> (raw) In-Reply-To: <CAD2YivbBMuMvPDAoR0+NpHvUqofuOGFC4dvhkZAJePX605TKBw@mail.gmail.com> I wonder if what you're really looking for is "guix system image", which will build something that is basically "pre-configured" for bootable media you can use: https://guix.gnu.org/cookbook/en/html_node/Guix-System-Image-API.html However, I'm not sure how to combine it with an encrypted volume. (One advantage of this path is that you can test your built image in a VM before you try booting it and writing it to a USB key, btw.) Dan Connolly <email@example.com> writes: > 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. > > I can imagine that installing on the installation media is not > supported. Perhaps the installer should have prevented me from doing > so? > > p.e. Please excuse the use of an image of the text. I see "The > backtrace is displayed below. Please report it by email ..." and I the > only option that occurs to me is to take an image and send it from > another computer.
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2022-01-09 14:15 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 ` Christine Lemmer-Webber [this message] 2022-01-11 9:48 ` bug#53141: " Mathieu Othacehe 2022-02-02 16:43 ` Mathieu Othacehe
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