Commit 73d0f22b authored by Tails developers's avatar Tails developers
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Move problematic USB sticks on top.

If it's hidden after 3 pages of various laptop models, no wonder users miss
it sometimes.
parent 3e22e0bb
......@@ -9,6 +9,35 @@ This section lists known problems with specific hardware. To report a problem
with different hardware see our [[report guidelines when Tails does not
start|doc/first_steps/bug_reporting/tails_does_not_start]].
<a id="problematic-usb-sticks"></a>
Problematic USB sticks
----------------------
The following USB sticks have issues starting Tails. They are configured by the
manufacturer as a fixed disk, and not as a removable disk. As a consequence,
they require removing the `live-media=removable` boot parameter, which [[is
dangerous|doc/first_steps/bug_reporting/tails_does_not_start#entirely]].
* SanDisk Cruzer Edge 8GB
* SanDisk Cruzer Extreme USB 3.0 16GB and 32GB
* SanDisk Cruzer Fit USB 2.0 8GB, 16GB, and 32G
* SanDisk Cruzer Force 8GB
* SanDisk Cruzer Glide 4GB, 8GB and 16GB
* SanDisk Cruzer Switch USB 2.0 8GB and 32GB
* SanDisk Cruzer USB 3.0 64GB
* SanDisk Cruzer Blade 4GB
* SanDisk Cruzer Facet
* Staples Relay USB 2.0 16GB
SanDisk had begun the production of flash drives configured as fixed disk in
2012 to meet new requirements for Windows 8 Certification. The flash drives that
comply with this certification will have the Windows 8 logo on their packaging.
If a flash drive does not have the Windows 8 logo on its packaging, then that
drive will function as a removable disk about should work with Tails.
See also [[!tails_ticket 6397]].
Acer Chromebook C720
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......@@ -118,35 +147,6 @@ first, as advised on:
<http://forums.toshiba.com/t5/Computer-Troubleshooting/System-does-not-have-any-usb-boot-optoon/td-p/406325>
<a id="problematic-usb-sticks"></a>
Problematic USB sticks
----------------------
The following USB sticks have issues starting Tails. They are configured by the
manufacturer as a fixed disk, and not as a removable disk. As a consequence,
they require removing the `live-media=removable` boot parameter, which [[is
dangerous|doc/first_steps/bug_reporting/tails_does_not_start#entirely]].
* SanDisk Cruzer Edge 8GB
* SanDisk Cruzer Extreme USB 3.0 16GB and 32GB
* SanDisk Cruzer Fit USB 2.0 8GB, 16GB, and 32G
* SanDisk Cruzer Force 8GB
* SanDisk Cruzer Glide 4GB, 8GB and 16GB
* SanDisk Cruzer Switch USB 2.0 8GB and 32GB
* SanDisk Cruzer USB 3.0 64GB
* SanDisk Cruzer Blade 4GB
* SanDisk Cruzer Facet
* Staples Relay USB 2.0 16GB
SanDisk had begun the production of flash drives configured as fixed disk in
2012 to meet new requirements for Windows 8 Certification. The flash drives that
comply with this certification will have the Windows 8 logo on their packaging.
If a flash drive does not have the Windows 8 logo on its packaging, then that
drive will function as a removable disk about should work with Tails.
See also [[!tails_ticket 6397]].
<a id="chainloading"></a>
Chainloading Tails from GRUB
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