Installing Arch onto USB on Mac?

Discussion in 'General Off-Topic Chat' started by Xanthe, Feb 7, 2016.

  1. Xanthe

    Xanthe Costco Executive Member

    Dec 23, 2015
    United States
    I've tried this several times and I've received the same error every time.
    :: Mounting '/dev/disk/by-label/ARCH_201602' to 'run/archiso/bootmnt'
    Waiting 30 seconds for device /dev/disk/by-label/ARCH_201602 ...
    ERROR: '/dev/disk/by-label/ARCH_201602' device did not show up after 30 seconds...
    Falling back to interactive prompt
    You can try to fix the problem manually, log out when you are finished
    sh: can't access tty; job control turned off
    I get this error every time, maybe even in a different format or with a different problem.
    I've tried renaming my drives to ARCH_201602 and that didn't help either (It was the recommended solution). Any suggestions/help? This may be a horrible place to ask, but I said earlier I was going to attempt to install it again xD

    Edit: My method I usually use to install is going into VBOX and installing Arch to my hard drive from there. Perhaps there is something different I should try? I would try unetbootin, but I don't want to risk accidentally deleting my main hard drive
    Last edited by Xanthe, Feb 7, 2016
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