On Fri, Jul 23, 2010 at 11:22:58AM -0400, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote: > Bowie Bailey wrote: > > On 7/22/2010 6:09 PM, David wrote: > >> Has anyone successfully built a USB key for installing centos5.5 either > > > > The only problem I found was that the install insisted on installing > > grub on the USB drive rather than the target hard drive. I finally had > > to skip the grub installation and install it by hand afterwards. > > Yeah - that may be either an install thing, or an anaconda one. I hate > that. I always have to reboot from the USB key, go to linux rescue, then > chroot to /mnt/sysimage, and grub-install /dev/sda Seems to me, though memory is hazy, that I was able to get around this by going in and changing boot order--that is, in the advanced grub menu. (If not, then I guess it was in Fedora.) -- Scott Robbins PGP keyID EB3467D6 ( 1B48 077D 66F6 9DB0 FDC2 A409 FA54 EB34 67D6 ) gpg --keyserver pgp.mit.edu --recv-keys EB3467D6 Joyce: Something's gonna eat those babies? Principal Snyder: I think that is so wrong.