[CentOS-docs] USB Key Setup

Fri Apr 30 15:52:16 UTC 2010
Scott Robbins <scottro at nyc.rr.com>

On Fri, Apr 30, 2010 at 11:39:44AM -0400, Phil Schaffner wrote:
> Marcus Moeller wrote on 04/30/2010 02:45 AM:
> > Dear Phil.
> > 
> >> I was actually thinking about depreciating
> >> that procedure and recommending UNetbootin which is a lot simpler to use.  

What I have found with Unetbootin and RH systems, e.g., Fedora and

Assuming one puts an ISO on it, as opposed to selecting the top part of
the menu and downloading, (which I haven't tried), it should boot.
However, after a certain point, I think after creating partitions, it
dies, saying it can't find the installation media--that is probably with 
Fedora, with CentOS, I think it didn't even get that far, saying it
couldn't find the installer image, even when pointed to the correct
directoy.  Like so much else these days, seems aimed mostly at Ubuntu

However, one can click the back button, choose a network (e.g. NFS or
even http installation), and then put in said NFS server or URL. (Or use
hard disk, if the iso is on another partition on the hard disk.)

So, in my experience at least, not sure how good a choice Unetbootin is,
save for network installations.

Scott Robbins
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