[CentOS] Re: booting usb stick

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Mon Jun 16 18:45:48 UTC 2008


on 6-16-2008 7:38 AM Jerry Geis spake the following:
> Hi all,
> 
> I have been trying to get a usb stick 8G to boot centos.
> I am as far a it boots and hangs at "Switching to new root".
> 
> I take the same USB stick and put it another PC and it boots fine.
> 
> What might I look for as to why the machine hangs at switching to new root?
> 
> Of course the machines are different. The one that does not boot is an 
> ebox 2300sx and
> the one that does boot is an amd 4800+ with all disks unplugged except 
> the USB stick.
> 
> I am sooooo close.
> 
> Jerry
You might need to use a distro that still supports i486 like Debian or Slackware.

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