it did not explain why it is ntfs formated though.Boot on your arch instalation media and run :fdisk -l
Are you using netctl ?1.With ethernet cable plugged of course.assuming eth0 is your interface nameIf you are using netctl :sudo ip link set eth0 down
sudo netctl start eth0_connexion_nameif not :sudo ip link set eth0 up
sudo dhcpcd eth02. I don't understand your question. What do you mean by first boot?
I'm not sure what's the situation now, but you may not get the logo - neither the penguin nor Arch logo:* https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=120516* https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=122778* https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=124730