[CentOS] laptop editing

Fri Mar 17 20:41:28 UTC 2017
anax <anax at ayni.com>

Hi Mike
yes, id does. I have here a HP Elite Book which requested an UEFI 
install. I put a micro SD with Fedora 25 into the slot, tell the laptop 
to boot from there, and off it goes. No problem sofar.


On 03/17/2017 06:10 PM, Michael Hennebry wrote:
> On Thu, 16 Mar 2017, John R Pierce wrote:
>> DD the CentOS ISO onto a USB stick.   boot from USB, format HD with
>> anaconda, install as desired, done.
> Thanks.
> More or less the answer I was hoping for.
> My recollection had been that even when possible,
> booting from USB involved black magic.
> This helped:
> Pete Biggs <pete at biggs.org.uk>
>> Some do, some don't. They all come with USB ports though.
>>   https://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/InstallFromUSBkey
> I have a bunch of SD cards and a interface.
> This should work:
> download CentOS iso
> dd it to an SD card through USB interface (as the entire volume, not to
> a file)
> plug in SD card to USB port on laptop
> turn on laptop
> hit <escape>/<delete>/<F666>/<whatever> to get to BIOS
> tell BIOS to boot from USB
> follow instructions
> Correct?
> Will it still work if it has UEFI?
> --
> Michael hennebry at web.cs.ndsu.nodak.edu
> "SCSI is NOT magic. There are *fundamental technical
> reasons* why it is necessary to sacrifice a young
> goat to your SCSI chain now and then."   --   John Woods