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Re: System installation from a USB stick

From: David Thompson
Subject: Re: System installation from a USB stick
Date: Wed, 02 Jul 2014 07:40:10 -0400
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Ludovic Courtès <address@hidden> writes:

> David Thompson <address@hidden> skribis:
>> David Thompson <address@hidden> writes:
>>> It boots! :)
>> Well, on my desktop computer it boots.  It kernel panics on my Thinkpad
>> x220.  linux-initrd.scm:122 throws the error "In procedure bv-u16-ref:
>> Wrong type argument in position 1".
> Ouch.  I believe this is fixed by d266b79.
> Could you try rebuilding the USB image as described in my previous
> message, copy it to a USB stick, and boot from there?  That would be
> great.

That patch did the trick.  Thanks!  It's really cool to boot into Guix
on non-virtualized hardware.  Now, I need a machine to sacrifice to test
the installation process.

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