Installing Fedora 16 from USB

Mikkel L. Ellertson mellertson at
Fri Nov 11 19:52:15 UTC 2011

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On 11/11/2011 01:45 PM, Michael Cronenworth wrote:
> Miguel Cardenas wrote:
>> I've download Fedora 16 to install in onto my new notebook that comes
>> with no dvd drive... so I used liveusb to create a bootable USB with the
>> ISO... It starts the installation but then it says it does not detect a
>> DVD drive and it starts to install slowly via internet, so what is the
>> case of generate the USB with the installation disk? Or what should I do
>> so it installs from the USB?
> What size of flash drive were you using? If it was 4GB or smaller you 
> may not have had space for the DVD ISO on the flash drive, which will 
> cause the installer to look on the internet for Fedora packages.
If it is a FAT formatted drive, you can not fit the image file in
any case. FAT has a 2GB file limit. You need to have an ext? file
system to put the DVD image. (2 partitions on the drive.)

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