I’ve been trying to make a portable USB OS using Qubes with Whonix.
I’ve created a bootable installer media from the .iso using Rufus which boots and runs great. Following the “Installation Guide” on qubes’ site, I chose my 32 GB usb drive as location. The installer works well finishes the installation. However, when I try to boot from the later USB drive, it doesn’t show up in the bios. I’ve changed UEFI/ Legacy support but still no luck.
In the qube’s site UEFI Troubleshooting section it mentions under " Boot device not recognized after installing"
- Copy the
/boot/efi/EFI/BOOT/(the contents of
/boot/efi/EFI/BOOTshould be identical to
/boot/efi/EFI/qubesbesides what is described in steps 2 and 3):
cp -r /boot/efi/EFI/qubes/. /boot/efi/EFI/BOOT
mv /boot/efi/EFI/BOOT/xen.cfg /boot/efi/EFI/BOOT/BOOTX64.cfg
/boot/efi/EFI/BOOT/BOOTX64.efi. For example, with Xen 4.8.3 (you may need to confirm file overwrite):
cp /boot/efi/EFI/qubes/xen-4.8.3.efi /boot/efi/EFI/qubes/xen.efi cp /boot/efi/EFI/qubes/xen-4.8.3.efi /boot/efi/EFI/BOOT/BOOTX64.efi
How can I do the above when I have no access at all to the drive afterwars?
In windows it’s not even recognisable as a drive.