[CentOS] Centos on a Thumb drive

Wed Feb 22 14:58:19 UTC 2006
Scot L. Harris <webid at cfl.rr.com>

On Wed, 2006-02-22 at 09:36 -0500, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
> Here are 2 different 4Gb USB drives.
> Flash memory: http://www.ecost.com/ecost/shop/detail~dpno~339754.asp  $143

I found the 2GB version of the flash drives on http://newegg.com for

> Mini Drive: http://www.ecost.com/ecost/shop/detail~dpno~306189.asp  $80
> How does one load Centos on these?  Can you boot from CD, point to an 
> FTP server for OS, and install on the USB drive, eventhough the 
> system has its own harddrive?
> Does the install have to be for a specific system?  Of course right 
> now, I only have one USB bootable laptop.

Take a look for some of the live CD type projects.  There are others
that are targeted at flash drives as well.