Topic: Easy2Boot

Date 11/12/2020

By Steve Si

Subject Re: Re: Re: linux install script takes forever

OK, so it points to a problem with the USB flash drive. Are you installing E2B or E2B+DPMS?
The DPMS version can be incredibly slow to install on slow flash drives as there are 1000's of small driver files. Even on some USB 3 'fast' USB drives like the Lexar USB 3 it can take 20 minutes. Linux will cache the file writes which is why the sync is needed. Get a SanDisk Extreme Pro USB 3 or 3.1 drive!