Not a COM32R image boot
is a message that the console infinitely keeps spitting out when I try to install Ubuntu 10.04 from a USB. I created the USB using the StartupDiskCreator in 11.04.
What is the reason for this behavior? What do I do to set it right?
I have followed the steps perfectly, as enlisted in the Ubuntu Install from USB page.
Here is Solutions:
A quick/dirty way to solve this issue is to press TAB, the computer will provide a text menu with your options, i.e.
live live-install test etc.
Now just type the option you want, i.e.
live Enter. This will boot it as a Live CD [sic], and then continue installation from there.
I just ran into the exact same problem. I followed the answer posted by ‘Lelouch Lamperouge’ and can make one small change, I did not have the ‘live’ command or option to boot from, but instead where it said
boot: I typed
install and hit enter
This started the installer normally and I did not have any further problems.
I’m not sure why this comes up, I can imagine it is a problem with how the bootloader is installed (but I could be wrong). Either way this worked for me. Good Luck!
Im not an expert in anyway but….i do make USB boot drives for my company, what i use is
you can find it in the software center or looking for it on Google. Also make sure to download an official .ISO from www.ubuntu.com
The reason i use Unetbootin/the startup disk creator is cause i have noticed that certain computers have issues with the startup disk creator’s way of preparing the usb drive.
I had the same problem when making a boot image on windows for an ovm 3.03 install using Unetbootin. I switched to Universal-USB-Installer-188.8.131.52 and scrolled all the way to the bottom of the linux distro pulldown and selected the “old syslinux” option. Worked like a charm.
Note: Use and implement solution 1 because this method fully tested our system.
Thank you 🙂