Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I am using an HP Probook 4540s which currently has Ubuntu 12.10 on it. I hit escape to go to which drive to boot from, and when i manage to choose the usb I get something like "Insane primary partition (mbr) I cant find myself from what you are trying to boot from. boot:" Where do I go from here?

share|improve this question

1 Answer 1

Try using dd to send the iso image to usb drive

sudo dd if=/path/to/iso/image of=/dev/sdb bs=8M

Is so important that add the bs=8M to make it work! And check that /dev/sdb is the device where you have the usb flash drive do it with

df -h
share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.