[chirp_users] CHIRP bootable USB

Jim Unroe rock.unroe at gmail.com
Mon Mar 9 20:22:56 PDT 2015

How are you writing the image to the flash drive? I use unetbootin
here and set aside some space for persistence. It works great for me.


On Mon, Mar 9, 2015 at 9:22 PM, Gordon DeWitte <kf5jwl at arrl.net> wrote:
> Things have been going really well with my CHIRP bootable USB, and I've been
> able to program and update several radios over the last year or more. Now,
> not so good:
> system boots from USB on my portable PC (running 64-bit Win7 Pro) and I get
> the usual desktop, but cannot run CHIRP — when I double click on the icon, I
> get the timer icon for a while and then nothing
> thought maybe something went south on the laptop, so tried the same flash
> drive in my desktop (running 64-bit Win7 Home Premium), and got exactly the
> same result
> CHIRP update operation in both systems seemed to work fine
> thought maybe something went south with the 8 GB USB flash drive, so
> reformatted it and reloaded everything — same result on both systems
> tried another flash drive (4 GB), loaded everything from scratch, and got
> same result on both systems
> loaded daily build on laptop and it worked fine
> Any suggestions? I really liked the Live USB option, but now…
> Sincerely,
> Gordon KF5JWL
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