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diff --git a/docs/README.knownissues b/docs/README.knownissues
index c397afb..2f9cf70 100644
--- a/docs/README.knownissues
+++ b/docs/README.knownissues
@@ -8,3 +8,16 @@
and device mapper devices made by archiso will be "free" on "shutdown tmpfs"
(A.K.A deinitramfs), build at initramfs by [archiso_shutdown] initcpio hook.
Proper shutdown is mostly important when persistent is used.
+** (2) ISOHYBRID-MBR does boot on some hardware:
+ Some firmwares (BIOS) gets confused about using this hack
+ (first partition start at offset 0 -> MBR "infinite recursion").
+ Solutions:
+ (a) Do not use this method, instead copy files manually and
+ setup the bootloader [PC-BIOS (MBR)] (See README.transfer).
+ (b) Change offset of the partition on the ISO or on the target medium
+ (if ISO is already dumped):
+ # -offset 1 <ISO-SOURCE>
+ OR
+ # -offset 1 <DEV-TARGET>
diff --git a/docs/README.transfer b/docs/README.transfer
index d01259b..0507397 100644
--- a/docs/README.transfer
+++ b/docs/README.transfer
@@ -98,6 +98,7 @@ Note: COW is not supported on NTFS.
Note: This method is the most easily, quick and dirty, but is the most limited
if you want to use your target medium for other purposes.
+ See README.knownissues (2) if using this method does not boot.
1) Dump ISO file to target medium.
# dd if=<ISO-SOURCE> of=<DEV-TARGET>