[CentOS] CentOS 5 Live USB

Jeroen van Meeuwen kanarip at kanarip.com
Thu Jul 26 10:06:46 UTC 2007

Dag Wieers wrote:
> On Tue, 24 Jul 2007, Johnny Hughes wrote:
>> Jeroen van Meeuwen wrote:
>>> Mark Rose wrote:
>>>> I took a stab at making a bootable CentOS 5 Live USB pendrive and I
>>>> ended up with a kernel panic.  I was able to do this with a live CD of
>>>> CentOS 4, but it seems the same procedure does not work for the new
>>>> version.
>>>> Has anyone been able to accomplish this?  Any and all thoughts are
>>>> apprecicated!
>>> I'd love to hear what you did to get CentOS on the USB thumb drive so
>>> that I can compare it to what I think we can accomplish with CentOS 5,
>>> as we are currently working on getting USB thumb drive installs to *just
>>> work* from Revisor.
>> You guys will probably want to wait for the next live CD ...  based on
>> the FC7 Live CD project.
>> We hope to have that on in a couple months and we hope for it to be
>> easily installable on a thumb drive and even installable via the Live CD.
>> You might find some pointers here if you can't wait, as it is what the
>> Live CD is based on:
>> http://os.cqu.edu.au/adios/adk.html
> It would be nice if the same project could deliver:
>  - Live CD images
>  - USB images
>  - Harddisk images (for qemu/vmware or preinstalled harddisks)
> from a single set of media + configuration files.

We're working on these latter two, in fact ;-)

Kind regards,

Jeroen van Meeuwen

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