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    Solved by directly booting Knoppix .iso file

    The reason that the tohd cheatcode did not populate the directory was that I forgot that hda1 was invalid on the target machine and that sda1 was required. Regardless, I could not sort out how to...
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    Knoppix 7.2 Poorman's Install boot failure

    I read the two wiki articles on HD install. The older seems to be somewhat dated, while the newer does not have much detail. So, I improvised. Clearly, I am still doing something wrong. Pointers...
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    The problem is not Knoppix-specific. Tested...

    The problem is not Knoppix-specific.

    Tested with the unetbootin USB installer on Crunchbang -- Debian Wheezy. The unetbootin tool insisted on a FAT32 formatted USB drive, so I used gparted to...
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    Thanks for testing, Werner. I verified my...

    Thanks for testing, Werner.

    I verified my failed USB format (done via Knoppix EN CD) before retesting.

    gparted gave FAT32 with boot & lba bits set
    fdisk gave "Id c" "W95 FAT32 (LBA)"
    cfdisk...
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    md5sums check -- flash-knoppix failed again

    I checked flash-knoppix md5sums on both live boots of my flash drive and my CD -- both correct.

    I tried re-installing to flash using the live CD flash-installer, but answered "no" when prompted to...
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    Thank you, Werner. I did some more searching...

    Thank you, Werner.

    I did some more searching and testing, resulting in a bootable flash drive.

    First test was to use the Knoppix Flash Installer again ("p" option) and note the characteristics...
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    Knoppix 7.2 USB Flash Installer issue

    Knoppix 7.2 (CD EN) works nicely on both my Dell Inspiron 530 and Acer Aspire netbook.

    The USB Flash Installer produces a flash drive that will boot the Acer, but which fails on the Dell.
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  8. BIOS gives "boot error" on USB boot, CD boot works perfectly

    I've read the wiki and FAQ and I'm still unable to get a successful USB boot.

    Booting KNOPPIX 6.7.0 CD English version without any difficulties. Verified the md5 sum and verified the CD.
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