QA Test Proposal: install source test case, usb drive

James Laska jlaska at
Fri Mar 19 19:45:27 UTC 2010

On Fri, 2010-03-19 at 12:39 -0700, Adam Williamson wrote:
> On Fri, 2010-03-19 at 14:10 -0500, Michael Cronenworth wrote:
> > Adam Williamson wrote:
> > > It works fine for me, at least it did with Alpha (last point at which I
> > > tested). Quite a lot of the 'live image' testing we do is actually done
> > > with USB sticks, it's just easier that way.
> > >
> > > Installing from a live image written to a USB stick is certainly
> > > expected to work, if you're having trouble with that please do file a
> > > bug.
> > 
> > I'm not using a live image. This is the main confusion point that I see 
> > people having. I am using a DVD install ISO and placing it on a USB drive.
> > 
> > Installing from a live image does work just fine - DVD ISO does not.
> Oh. I don't know if we support that, certainly using the
> livecd-iso-to-disk script (whose name sort of indicates what it's meant
> for). I believe there's been a bug report where an anaconda dev gave a
> working procedure. Can't quite recall the details at present.

Seems to work fine using my 4GB USB key and the TC0 DVD iso


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