[sf-lug] Urgent help request with Asus EeePC

jim stockford jim at well.com
Thu Jan 31 09:05:42 PST 2008

seems you want the EeePC to boot from the USB drive, yes?

knowing symptoms will help. what do you do, what do you see?

On Jan 31, 2008, at 8:47 AM, Sam Geffner wrote:

> I bought an EeePC to have on an upcoming trip.  I leave Friday  
> evening. I have been struggling for 5 days to get a bootable flash  
> drive with Ubuntu on it so I can install Ubuntu Gutsy with Hamachi and  
> VNC.  I followed the directions at  
> http://www.pendrivelinux.com/2007/09/28/usb-ubuntu-710-gutsy-gibbon- 
> install/  and have a partitioned media stick which looks right but  
> doesn';t boot.  Clearly there is something about the bootloader that  
> escapes me.  Can anyone please offer some email support or even some  
> hands-on help [Noe Valley] before Friday?  Installing Hamachi and VNC  
> on the crippled Xandros that comes bundled with the Eee would also be  
> an option.
> Thanks all
> -- 
> Sam Geffner
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> 415-648-7744
> 415-793-3562 cel
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