F9 boot-from-USB MemStick?
klemmerj at webtrek.com
Tue Aug 19 01:11:51 UTC 2008
On Sun, 2008-08-17 at 19:49 -0500, Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote:
> > It's supposed to be possible to make a "live" USB stick out of a "live" CD
> > image. I haven't tried that but I have sometimes installed Fedora using an
> > installation DVD image and two USB sticks. I put the DVD image on one USB
> > stick such that the ISO image was a file in the file system on the stick.
> > Then I took the image file diskboot.img (which seems to be efidisk.img in
> > Fedora 9) from the DVD image and wrote it to another USB stick such that the
> > image became the file system on the stick. As I recall I first inserted the
> > boot stick and booted from it. Then I inserted the other USB stick, selected
> > the option to install from a hard disk, and gave the installer the path to
> > the DVD image on the stick.
> There is a livecd-iso-to-disk script script on the live CD - you
> will want that one if you want a system where you can save settings.
I've been trying to use the liveusb-creator app/tool but it keeps
failing. Under Vista(godhelpus) syslinux blows off with a reproducible
error that I can't remember and under Linux it's a different error but
the same general problem. Looks like there's no way I can get F9
installed on this frelling box!
Just wants to make me kick eMachines and Micrsofts asses.
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