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Old 08-29-2007, 07:34 PM   #1
bpesner
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Need a distribution that can be installed from a USB cd/dvd drive to IDE flash


Has anyone successfully installed a linux distribution from a usb-attached cd/dvd drive to an IDE flash device, such as Transcend's TS2GDOM40V (http://www.transcendusa.com/Products...=26&LangNo=0)?

I've been trying to install Fedora Core 6 on a computer sold by Devon IT, model NTA 6020A (http://www.devonit.com/terminals/ter...s_features.php) and the install hangs, at a different point each time.

I need to know about distributions that have been successfully installed on this kind of hardware.

Thanks.
Bob
 
Old 08-30-2007, 12:03 AM   #2
jacook
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you might want to check out this link

http://www.pendrivelinux.com/

the attached CD/DVD rom shouldn't be a problem just make sure you can boot from it

Jake
 
Old 08-30-2007, 03:52 PM   #3
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i install debian and flux/x/ubuntu in a Compact Flash ... but the mother can boot from compact flash and then have to use a IDE compact flash adapter.
 
  


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