I am trying to test different distros from a specific usb thumb drive that I have. I am installing them using UNetBootIn. The installation goes fine. I am doing this process from Xubuntu 12.10 live usb (and sometimes Linux mint 13 Mate).
However when I try to boot from it, I get to the UNetBootIn bootloader and after I choose an option, most of them seem to just hang there. Farthest I got was with Mageia which Kernel paniced about 2 seconds into the boot sequence.
The Distros I used were
- Ubuntu 12.10
- Mageia Dual Arch cd, latest release
- Linux Mint 14 Mate
- Linux Mint 14 Cinnamon
- Linux Mint LMDE Mate + Cinnamon
Is this because of a flash drive hardware issue? Is there something I can do to test? All I have tried is
fsck and "File System check" from
Disk Utility both of which return "clean"? Or Is it possible that all ISOs got corrupted upon download?
Edit: Looks to be a flash drive issue, looks like a section of my flash drive is fubar.. I got the below wierd benchmark from "Disk Utility", repeated thrice...