[CentOS] Re: isolinux on a pendrive from disk 1

Jerry Geis geisj at pagestation.com
Thu Jun 5 19:40:39 UTC 2008


>
> Jerry Geis wrote:
> >/ Hi
> />/ 
> />/ I just grabbed an 8gig thumb drive, took disk 1 centos 4 i386,
> />/ copied the isolinux directory files to my thumbdrive, then ran syslinux 
> />/ -sf /dev/sdc1
> />/ on the device plugged it into my laptop  and it does not boot.
> />/ 
> />/ Is there a step(s) I am missing to get a bootable thumbdrive with centos?
> /
> I think you also need to add a boot sector to the drive. On my 64-bit system:
>
> 	#dd if=/usr/lib64/syslinux/mbr.bin of=/dev/sdc
>   
After doing your suggestion I get
same thing it just sets there with a blinking cursor.

Jerry
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