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Today I wanted to install Anarchy. But there's a problem: It says:

ERROR:  '/dev/disk/by-label/ANARCHYV100' device did not show up after 30 seconds...

In /dev/disk/ there's no by-label directory. I also tried flashing it on my USB with different programs on Linux (dd) and windows (etcher, win32diskimager, Rufus). I'm booting this stick over UEFI. I tried booting the official Arch Linux ISO from. I also tried booting it over another USB port. Every time I get into an interactive shell.

Does anybody know a fix or is this a bug?

  • I think the iso file is buggy. I was able to boot from a USB pendrive cloned from the current iso file of Anarchy, but there were a few complaints during the boot, not only the one you describe. I arrived at the desktop, but the mouse and touchpad were dead on my Lenovo. Probably it works better in some other computer. – sudodus Jun 9 '18 at 8:04
  • Nut if that would be the case, the Anarchy ISO and the official Arch ISO must be buggy. I tested it on my workstation, got the same error. – Miklj Jun 9 '18 at 8:19
  • In my Toshiba laptop, the mouse works (and also the touchpad). And there, in BIOS mode, things seem to work better. There is also /dev/disk/by-label/ANARCHYV100. So I suggest that you try to boot in BIOS mode. Good luck :-) – sudodus Jun 9 '18 at 8:25
  • The strange thing about it: About 3 months ago, I could boot into an arch iso on my laptop with uefi. – Miklj Jun 9 '18 at 9:04
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The installer expects the USB-drive under te auto-mount point

/dev/disk/by-label/ANARCHYV100

So rename your USB drive to ANARCHYV100, then try again the install.

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