[CentOS] installing centos from usb

Mark Porter mark.porter at airsetinc.com
Tue Mar 31 20:38:18 UTC 2009


Jerry,

To use kickstart off usb, we just use
linux ks=hd:sde1:/ourkickstart.cfg
(Of course, the "e" will change depending on your drives, on our 10-drive
systems it is 
linux ks=hd:sdk1:/ourkickstart.cfg)

And it works great.  We have NOT yet had any success with putting the CD#1
ISO or the DVD on USB, but we would love to do so, so if anybody knows how,
it would be great to see it here.

Thanks,
Mark

-----Original Message-----
From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf
Of Jerry Geis
Sent: Tuesday, March 31, 2009 6:19 AM
To: CentOS ML
Subject: [CentOS] installing centos from usb

Are there instructions on how to take the actual ISO install image (not 
a live image),
put that iso file on a USB thumbdrive  and install from that instead of DVD?

I would be interested in putting a kickstart file on the USB also. so 
just plug in a USB
and everything installs just the way I want/need.

Thanks,

Jerry
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