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

Jerry Geis geisj at pagestation.com
Thu Jun 5 19:45:56 UTC 2008


Jerry Geis wrote:
>> 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
I took an older 512MEG usb instead of my 8 GIG one,
did the exact same steps and I get
Could not find boot image: linux

I copied all files what is missing?

Jerry

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