Unable to boot on USB key on Lenovo Thinkpad T440
kudzu at tenebras.com
Fri Jan 24 21:56:21 UTC 2014
On Fri, Jan 24, 2014 at 1:47 PM, Kata Goto <black.katagoto at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello all,
> I recently (this week), recieved a Lenovo Thinkpad T440 and I want to
> install FreeBSD, so I have disabled the secure boot and force the legacy
> boot mode only.
> Then I have downloaded an USB image and write it via
> $ dd if=FreeBSD-9.2-RELEASE-amd64-memstick.img of=/dev/da0 bs=64k
> (I also tried with 10.0-RELEASE)
> And my laptop refuses to boot on it, even if I force to boot on it (via
> My USB key works well on other computers (they boot on it) and my laptop
> boots well on an Ubuntu USB key.
> I have also tried to boot on an external CD Drive, but nothing change :/
It's my experience that not all USB sticks are bootable. I tend to
use the low profile SanDisk models, which are.
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