USB Install Method?
pocallaghan at gmail.com
Fri May 30 16:20:16 UTC 2008
On Thu, 2008-05-29 at 20:42 -0700, Sean Bruno wrote:
> On Thu, 2008-05-29 at 17:39 -0430, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> > On Thu, 2008-05-29 at 12:58 -0700, Sean Bruno wrote:
> > > According the docs, there is a procedure for installing from a USB
> > > stick, but "Procedure 3.2 Creating Bootable USB Media from Linux"
> > > appears to be blank?
> > >
> > > http://docs.fedoraproject.org/install-guide/f9/en_US/sn-making-media.html#id543953
> > The headings are screwed up. The Windows instructions are in the first
> > section, followed by the Linux instructions under the heading "Procedure
> > 3.1: Creating Bootable USB Media with Windows". The section entitled
> > "Procedure 3.2. Creating Bootable USB Media with Linux" is blank.
> > poc
> Ok, so using the information from Patrick I was able to use
> "livecd-iso-to-disk" to turn the "boot.iso" file into a bootable USB
> However, livecd-iso-to-disk requires a vfat or ext2-3 f/s. Do I had to
> run mkfs on the thumb drive first.
The guide is written for people with a working thumb drive (hence the
comment about the process not deleting your existing data). Also, most
if not all thumbdrives are preformatted.
Still, it would be worth adding the comment. Anyone know how to use
Bugzilla to report documentation bugs?
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