I found a reference to this “30 second error” in the Arch wiki
“If you get the “30 seconds” error due to the /dev/disk/by-label/ARCH_XXXXYY not mounting, try renaming your USB media to ARCH_XXXXYY (e.g. ARCH_201501).”
I didn’t see this article until now. Will read it later, with attention. Until then can’t say anything on the matter.
I see the USB drive has 3 partitions, 2 with the the following names (rest is free space).
Are these the right volume names? Ignore the wiki suggestion?
3 partitions? Seems strange. In the example below I use a 4G Antergos LiveUSB, which boots perfectly on boxes with pure Legacy and UEFI BIOSes, switched to Legacy mode and with Secure Boot disabled.
The usb stick is currently recognized as
It has only 2 partitions.
This is how it is seen by
$ sudo fdisk -l /dev/sdc
Disk /dev/sdc: 3.7 GiB, 4004511744 bytes, 7821312 sectors
Units: sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
Disklabel type: dos
Disk identifier: 0x19c0b867
Device Boot Start End Sectors Size Id Type
/dev/sdc1 * 0 3192447 3192448 1.5G 0 Empty
/dev/sdc2 304 63791 63488 31M ef EFI (FAT-12/16/32)
And this is how it is seen by
I can’t see 3 partitions on it.