[CentOS] USB install annoyances

m.roth at 5-cent.us m.roth at 5-cent.us
Mon Jan 9 14:28:30 UTC 2012

m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
> John Doe wrote:
>> From: "m.roth at 5-cent.us" <m.roth at 5-cent.us>
>>> I tried to boot from my 6.0 USB key, no joy. Updated it to 6.2. Still
>>> no
>>> joy: it gets started, I do the disk layout, it formats the drives, and
>>> then fails, saying that it can't find "image# 1".
>> Works fine here...
>> On some PCs/servers the key is sdb...
>> syslinux.cfg: append initrd=initrd.img ks=hd:sda2:/ks.cfg
>> repo=hd:sda2:/centos
>> ks.cfg: harddrive --partition=sda2 --dir=/centos
>> /centos contains images/install.img and the DVDs ISOs...
> Yeah, and normally the USB key shows up as sdb. I had to move it, for boot
> order, to get it to boot from it (weird BIOS). But as I said, what I don't
> know is what "image# 1" is referring to. It says "copy it to the right
> directory and try again"... but I don't know *which* *.img it's referring
> to. Karabanh? Johnny? Clues?
Following myself, I realized I should have made clear that it *did* boot
to start, and loaded the install image, and I led it through the custom
layout (our std. one, with a much larger /boot), it formats the drives,
and *then* this popup comes up complaining.


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