[CentOS] kickstart installation from usb key

Georghy fusco at wanagain.net
Tue Feb 2 14:50:30 UTC 2010


John Doe a écrit :
> From: Georghy <fusco at wanagain.net>
>   
>> what i have done :
>> creating a fat 32 partition on my USB key (4 GB)
>> tagging it with boot flag
>> copy MBR on the key :
>> dd if=/dev/sdb of=/tmp/mbr_sdb.bin bs=512 count=1
>> Using syslinux :
>> syslinux /dev/sdb1
>>     
>
> Your dd command seems to be reversed...
> You are taking the MBR from the key and putting it into a file...
> Instead of: dd if=/usr/share/syslinux/mbr.bin of=/dev/sdb
> Anyway, from your error message, you seem to start to boot...
> Did you modify your syslinux.cfg to have something like this?
>   append initrd=initrd.img ks=hd:sdb2:/ks/ks.cfg method=hd:sdb2:/where_my_centos_iso_files_are
> Did you copy the CentOS ISO file(s) in /where_my_centos_iso_files_are/?
>
> JD
>
>
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when i'm on the error page (Title : "Missing ISO 9660"
Content : "The installer has tried to mount image #1,but cannot find it 
on the hard drive ... " )

I have 2 buttons if i try "retry" ones
i got some informations that maybe intresting :

No such file or directory 'sdb1:vfat/iso'

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Cordialement,
Georghy FUSCO



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