[CentOS] CentOS-5.5 Live CD & netinstall

Fri Apr 8 13:15:49 UTC 2011
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Les Mikesell wrote:
> On 4/8/11 5:28 AM, Timothy Murphy wrote:
>>> It should go to the raw disk device, not a partition and you shouldn't
>>> need to format first.
>> The reason I re-formatted it was that fdisk said
>> there was no valid partition table after dd-ing bootdisk.img onto
>> /dev/sdb .
> I thought small usb devices generally didn't have a partition table and
> just have one filesystem on the raw device.  But I don't have a lot of
> experience with them.  In any case the img file should have whatever
needs to be
> there.
Nope, they do. As I mentioned in my build of the USB key install, I have
two partitions on the key, one that's 10M, and is FAT formatted, and the
rest of the 8G that's ext2.