[CentOS] CentOS LiveCD on USB

Wed Nov 20 13:24:47 UTC 2013
Timothy Murphy <gayleard at eircom.net>

m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:

> Are you trying to boot from the USB? If so, I'd fix the grub menu on that,
> if it's on /dev/sda1 of the flash drive, to use /dev/sda2 for the root=

I don't think this is good advice.
It is much better to use the UUID, "root=UUID=..."
where the UUID can be found by blkid .
In my experience, /dev/sda can become /dev/sdb under CentOS
when a USB stick is inserted.

Timothy Murphy  
e-mail: gayleard /at/ eircom.net
School of Mathematics, Trinity College, Dublin 2, Ireland