[CentOS] USB keys

Sat Apr 24 08:27:25 UTC 2010
john maclean <jayeola at gmail.com>

> *shrug*
> Looks good to me. I just do not understand why it's such a song and dance,
> rather than, say,
> syslinux /dev/sdb1
> mount /dev/sdb1 /tmp/mnt
> mount -o loop CentOS....iso /mnt
> cp -pr /mnt/ /tmp/mnt
>      mark

The last time I installed from a USB key all I did was:-

wget http://mirrors.dedipower.com/centos/5.4/os/i386/images/diskboot.img
dd if=/path/to/diskboot.img of=/path/to/usb.key

I even was able to "muck around" to create my own kickstart file.

John Maclean
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Enterprise Linux Systems Engineer