Opened 12 years ago

Closed 10 years ago

#780 closed defect (obsolete)

SoaS on stock flash drives doesn't boot on Dell GX280

Reported by: colinz Owned by: sdz
Priority: Unspecified by Maintainer Milestone: Unspecified
Component: Sugar on a Stick (SoaS) Version: Unspecified
Severity: Unspecified Keywords: helper-cd dell
Cc: colinz Distribution/OS: Unspecified
Bug Status: Unconfirmed

Description

Discovered some boot problems in Olin College's computer labs. Here are the resources:

=Materials=

==CBZ-Flash-10apr==
Personal 1gb Lexar Media flash drive
Version: SoaS Beta, downloaded 10 Apr 09
flashed using UNetBootin

==SoaS-branded==
Flash drives Caroline distributes
Version: unknown (Caroline provided)

==SoaS-branded-reflashed==
One of your SoaS flash drives, I reflashed with my laptop.
Version: SoaS Beta, downloaded 10 Apr 09
flashed using UNetBootin

==Olin-old-Dells==
Model: Optiplex GX280
Service Tags: 8VQ3K81

==Olin-new-Dells==
Model: Optiplex 755
Service Tags: 6JBSDF1

==yellow-helper-cd==
The yellow helper cds Caroline distributes (one left at Olin for me to play with)

==19apr-helper-cd==
Helper cd I downloaded and burned 19 Apr 09

=Results=
Olin-old-Dell + SoaS-branded

boot device not detected

Olin-old-Dell + SoaS-branded + yellow-helper-cd

cannot find root file system

Olin-old-Dell + SoaS-branded-reflashed

boot device not detected

Olin-old-Dell + SoaS-branded-reflashed + yellow-helper-cd

cannot find root file system

Olin-old-Dell + CBZ-Flash-10apr

boots

Olin-old-Dell + CBZ-Flash-10apr + yellow-helper-cd

cannot find root file system

Olin-old-Dell + CBZ-Flash-10apr + 19apr-helper-cd

cannot find root file system

Olin-new-Dell + CBZ-Flash-10apr

boots

Olin-new-Dell + SoaS-branded

boots

Olin-new-Dell + CBZ-Flash-10apr + yellow-helper-cd

<not yet tested>

Olin-new-Dell + CBZ-Flash-10apr + 19apr-helper-cd

<not yet tested>

Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 11 years ago by sascha_silbe

  • Distribution/OS changed from SoaS to Unspecified

Bulk change distribution=SoaS -> component=SoaS

comment:2 Changed 10 years ago by sdz

  • Resolution set to obsolete
  • Status changed from new to closed

I think we are going to solve this in person later this year. :)

I'm *so* looking forward to this in general.

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